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Pakistan | Family List | Papilionaceae | Astragalus

Astragalus lasiosemius Boissier, Diagn.Pl.Or.Nov. 1(9):96. 1849. Fl. Or.2:304.1872; Ali in Phyton 12:179.1967.

  • Astragalus genistoides Boissier
  • Astragalus psilopterus Bunge

    Perennial, woody c. 30 cm or less tall, young branches pubescent. Leaf paripinnately compound, petiole c. 8-22 mm long, pubescent, rachis c. (6)-15-35 mm long, pubescent. Leaflets c. 12-14, opposite to subopposite, c. 5-8 mm long, c. 2-3 mm broad, oblanceolate to elliptic, entire, acute, villous on both sides; petiolule less than 1 mm long; stipules c. 3-6 mm long. Inflorescence axillary, 1-2-flowered; peduncle c. 8 pm or less, pubescent; bracts c. 3-5 mm, pubescent; pedicel 4 mm long, pubescent. Calyx c. 12-13 mm long, pilose, teeth c. 3.5-4.5 mm long, hairs white. Vexillum c. 18-21 mm long, pubescent externally, wing and keel pilose. Fruit c. 15 mm long (excluding the apical mucro), c. 5-6 mm broad, pilose.

    Fl.Per.: June.

    Holotype: Afghanistan, Griffith 1049, Herb.Hookerianum (K).

    Distribution: Pakistan (N.W.F. Province); Russia (Tien Shan, Pamir-Alai); Afghanistan.


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