Genus: Astragalus L.

 
Family: Fabaceae
  Subfamily: Faboideae
      Tribe: Galegeae
        Subtribe: Astragalinae
Altfamily: Papilionaceae
Common names: milk-vetch
Genus number: 1094
Last updated: 13-Apr-2007
Accession Count: 1756

List of Species Records in GRIN

References for  genus:

  • Agerer-Kirchhoff, C. 1976. Revision von Astragalus L. sect. Astragalus (Leguminosae). (Boissiera) 25:1-197.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Becht, R. 1978. Revision der Sektion Alopecuroidei DC. der Gattung Astragalus L.. Phanerog. Monogr. 10:1-227.
  • Deml, I. 1972. Revision der Sektionen Acanthophace Bunge und Aegacantha Bunge der Gattung Astragalus L.. (Boissiera) 21:1-235.
  • Gazer, M. 1993. Revision of Astragalus L. sect. Sesamei DC. (Leguminosae). (Sendtnera) 1:69-155.
  • 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.
  • Lewis, G. et al., eds. Legumes of the world. 2005. (Leg World) 481.
  • Ott, E. 1978. Revision der Sektion Chronopus Bge. der Gattung Astragalus L.. Phanerog. Monogr. 9:1-142.
  • Podlech, D. 1988. Revision von Astragalus L. sect. Caprini DC. (Leguminosae). Mitt. Bot. Staatssamml. München 25:1-924.
  • Podlech, D. 1993. Revision von Astragalus L. sect. Eremophysa Bunge und Eremophysopsis Gontsch.. (Sendtnera) 1:45-64.
  • Podlech, D. 1975. Revision der Sektion StipitellaG. Grig. ex Podlech der Gattung Astragalus L.. Mitt. Bot. Staatssamml. München 12:33-55.
  • Podlech, D. 1990. Revision von Astragalus L. sect. Platyglottis Bunge (Leguminosae). Mitt. Bot. Staatssamml. München 29:541-572.
  • Podlech, D. 1984. Revision von Astragalus L. sect. Herpocaulos Bunge. Mitt. Bot. Staatssamml. München 20:441-449.
  • Podlech, D. & E. Kozik 1983. Revision von Astragalus L. Sektion Theiochrus Bunge. Mitt. Bot. Staatssamml. München 19:351-362.
  • Tietz, S. 1988. Revision von Astragalus L. sect. Campylanthus Bunge, sect. Microphysa Bunge und sect Poterion Bunge. Mitt. Bot. Staatssamml. München 27:135-380.
  • Tietz, S. & S. Zarre 1994. Revision von Astragalus L. sect. Megalocystis Bunge (Fabaceae). (Sendtnera) 2:287-363.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Zarre, S. & D. Podlech 2001. Taxonomic revision of Astragalus sect. Acanthophace (Fabaceae). (Sendtnera) 7:233-251.
  • Zarre, S. M. & D. Podlech 1996. Taxonomic revision of Astragalus L. sect. Hymenostegis Bunge (Leguminosae). (Sendtnera) 3:255-312.
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