Neha Patil

Astragalus centralpinus

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Kingdom  Plantae
Family  Fabaceae
Rank  Species
Order  Fabales
Genus  Astragalus
Astragalus centralpinus httpsuploadwikimediaorgwikipediacommonsthu
Similar  Astragalus alopecurus, Astragalus alopecuroides, Astragalus massiliensis, Astragalus sempervirens, Astragalus australis

Astragalus centralpinus is a species of milkvetch in the family Fabaceae.

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Synonyms

  • Astragalus alopecuroides sensu auct.
  • Astragalus alopecuroides var. hookeri Pamp.
  • Astragalus alopecuroides var. typicus Pamp.
  • Astragalus alopecuroides var. winterlii Pamp.
  • Astragalus alopecurus var. maximus (Willd.) Trautv.
  • Astragalus alopecurus var. pallasiana Trautv.
  • Astragalus dasysemius (D.F.Chamb. & V.A.Matthews) Ponert
  • Astragalus dzhawakheticus Bordz.
  • Astragalus maximus Willd.
  • Astragalus maximus var. dasysemius D.F.Chamb. & V.A.Matthews
  • Astragalus maximus. var. oblongiceps Manden.
  • Tragacantha alopecurus (Pall.) Kuntze
  • Tragacantha maxima (Willd.) Kuntze
  • Description

    Astragalus centralpinus can reach a height of 50–90 centimetres (20–35 in). The hairy stem has a diameter of about 10 mm. Leaves are petiolated, 20–30 centimetres (7.9–11.8 in) long, with rachis covered with ascending hairs. Leaflets are ovate to elliptic, in 20-25 pairs. The inflorescences are in clusters subsessile or with peduncle up to 1 cm, ovoid to cylindrical, 5–9.5 centimetres (2.0–3.7 in), while bracts reach 10–20 millimetres (0.39–0.79 in). Petals are yellow and glabrous. This plant blooms from June to August.

    Distribution

    This species is present in Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bulgaria, China, France, Italy, Kazakhstan, Russia and Turkey.

    Habitat

    It can be found in mountain regions at an elevation 1,400–2,000 metres (4,600–6,600 ft) above sea level.

    References

    Astragalus centralpinus Wikipedia


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