Genus: Astragalus L.

 
Family: Fabaceae
Subfamily: Faboideae
Subtribe: Astragalinae
Alternate family(ies): Papilionaceae
Common names: milk-vetch
Genus number: 1094
Last updated: 13-Apr-2007
Accession Count: 1828 (1362 active, 940 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

List of Species Records in GRIN

References:

  1. Agerer-Kirchhoff, C. 1976. Revision von Astragalus L. sect. Astragalus (Leguminosae). Boissiera 25:1-197.
  2. Barneby, R. C. 1964. Atlas of North American Astragalus. Part I. The Phacoid and Homaloboid Astragali. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 13(1):1-596.
  3. Barneby, R. C. 1964. Atlas of North American Astragalus. Part II. The Cercidothrix, Hypoglottis, Piptolodoid, Trimeniaeus and Orophaca Astragali. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 13(2):597-1188.
  4. Becht, R. 1978. Revision der Sektion Alopecuroidei DC. der Gattung Astragalus L.. Phanerog. Monogr. 10:1-227.
  5. Deml, I. 1972. Revision der Sektionen Acanthophace Bunge und Aegacantha Bunge der Gattung Astragalus L.. Boissiera 21:1-235.
  6. Gazer, M. 1993. Revision of Astragalus L. sect. Sesamei DC. (Leguminosae). Sendtnera 1:69-155.
  7. Kazempour Osaloo, S. et al. 2003. Molecular systematics of the genus Astragalus L. (Fabaceae): phylogenetic analyses of nuclear ribosomal DNA internal transcribed spacers and chloroplast gene ndhF sequences. Pl. Syst. Evol. 242:1-32.
  8. Lewis, G. et al., eds. 2005. Legumes of the world 481.
  9. Ott, E. 1978. Revision der Sektion Chronopus Bge. der Gattung Astragalus L.. Phanerog. Monogr. 9:1-142.
  10. Podlech, D. & E. Kozik. 1983. Revision von Astragalus L. Sektion Theiochrus Bunge. Mitt. Bot. Staatssamml. München 19:351-362.
  11. Podlech, D. 1975. Revision der Sektion StipitellaG. Grig. ex Podlech der Gattung Astragalus L.. Mitt. Bot. Staatssamml. München 12:33-55.
  12. Podlech, D. 1984. Revision von Astragalus L. sect. Herpocaulos Bunge. Mitt. Bot. Staatssamml. München 20:441-449.
  13. Podlech, D. 1988. Revision von Astragalus L. sect. Caprini DC. (Leguminosae). Mitt. Bot. Staatssamml. München 25:1-924.
  14. Podlech, D. 1990. Revision von Astragalus L. sect. Platyglottis Bunge (Leguminosae). Mitt. Bot. Staatssamml. München 29:541-572.
  15. Podlech, D. 1993. Revision von Astragalus L. sect. Eremophysa Bunge und Eremophysopsis Gontsch.. Sendtnera 1:45-64.
  16. Tietz, S. & S. Zarre. 1994. Revision von Astragalus L. sect. Megalocystis Bunge (Fabaceae). Sendtnera 2:287-363.
  17. Tietz, S. 1988. Revision von Astragalus L. sect. Campylanthus Bunge, sect. Microphysa Bunge und sect Poterion Bunge. Mitt. Bot. Staatssamml. München 27:135-380.
  18. Wenninger, J. 1992. Revision von Astragalus L. sect. Chlorostachys Bunge, sect. Phyllolobium Bunge und sect. Skythropos Simpson (Leguminosae). Mitt. Bot. Staatssamml. München 30:1-196.
  19. Wojciechowski, M. F. et al. 1999. Evidence on the monophyly of Astragalus (Fabaceae) and its major subgroups based on nuclear ribosomal DNA ITS and chloroplast DNA trnL intron data. Syst. Bot. 24:409-437. URL: www.aspt.net/systematic-botany
  20. Zarre M., S. & D. Podlech. 1996. Taxonomic revision of Astragalus L. sect. Hymenostegis Bunge (Leguminosae). Sendtnera 3:255-312.
  21. Zarre M., S. & D. Podlech. 2001. Taxonomic revision of Astragalus sect. Acanthophace (Fabaceae). Sendtnera 7:233-251.

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Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomygenus.aspx?id=1094. Accessed 19 October 2019.