Genus: Astracantha Podlech

Synonym of: Astragalus L.

Family: Fabaceae
Subfamily: Faboideae
Subtribe: Astragalinae
Alternate family(ies): Papilionaceae
Genus number: 1093
Last updated: 10-Feb-2005
Accession Count: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

List of Species Records in GRIN

References for genus:

  • Greuter, W. et al., eds. Med-Checklist.. (L Medit)
  • Podlech, D. 1983. Zur Taxonomie und Nomenklatur der Tragacanthoiden Astragali. Mitt. Bot. Staatssamml. München 19:4.
  • Reer, U. & D. Podlech 1986. Die europaischen Vertreter der Gattung Astracantha Podl. (Leguminosae). Mitt. Bot. Staatssamml. München 22:528.
  • Zarre M., S. & D. Podlech 1997. Problems in the taxonomy of tragacanthic Astragalus. (Sendtnera) 4:243-250.
  • KBD: Kew Bibliographic Databases of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
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Check Index Nominum Genericorum for Astracantha
Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: Accessed 24 April 2019.