Genus: Biserrula L.

Possible synonym of: Astragalus L.

Family: Fabaceae
Subfamily: Faboideae
Subtribe: Astragalinae
Alternate family(ies): Papilionaceae
Genus number: 1466
Last updated: 25-Oct-2017
Accession Count: 18 (12 active, 10 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

List of Species Records in GRIN

References for genus:

  • Barneby, R. C. 1964. Atlas of North American Astragalus. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 13:26.
  • Hedberg, I. & S. Edwards Flora of Ethiopia. 1989- (and Eritrea. 2000). (F Ethiop)
  • Lewis, G. et al., eds. Legumes of the world. (Leg World) 480.
  • Lock, J. M. Legumes of Africa: a checklist. 1989. (Leg Africa)
  • Osaloo, S. K. et al. 2005. Molecular systematics of the Old World Astragalus (Fabaceae) as inferred from nrDNA ITS sequence data. (Brittonia) 57:367-381.
  • Polhill, R. M. Complete synopsis of legume genera. Pp. xlix-lvii in ILDIS and CHCD, Phytochemical dictionary of the Leguminosae. 1994. (Gen Leg)
  • Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea.. (F Eur)
  • 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.
  • KBD: Kew Bibliographic Databases of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
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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: Accessed 23 March 2019.