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Astragalus oxyodon Baker in Hook.E,Fl.Brit.Ind. 2:125. 1876. Ali in Biologia 7:39.1961.

Stem caespitose, c. 7-15 cm tall, pubescent, hairs appressed white silky. Leaves c. 2.5-4.0 cm long; leaflets 15-17, elliptic, acute, pubescent on both sides; stipules large, connate, pubescent. Inflorescence an axillary, pedunculate raceme; peduncle c. 5-7.5 cm long, pubescent, hairs black and white. Bracts c. 2-3.5 mm long. Pedicel short, black pubescent. Calyx c. 8-9 mm long, pubescent, hairs white and black, teeth c. 5-6 mm long. Vexillum c. 1.2-1.3 cm long. Wing shorter than the keel. Fruit c. 6-7 mm long, c. 3-4 mm broad, uniformly pubescent, unilocular, 4-6-seeded; stipe c. 3 mm long.

Fl.Per.: August.

Holotype: West Tibet, Falconer (K).

Distribution: Kashmir; India (N. Punjab).


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