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Astragalus chlorostachys Lindl. in Trans.Hort.Soc. 2:249. 1830. Baker in Hook.f.,F1.Brit.Ind.2:128.1876; Ali in Biologia 7:34.1961.

  • Hedysarum strobiliferum Baker

    Shrubby undershrub, several feet tall, stem pubescent, hairs short, spreading. Leaf imparipinnately compound, c. 7-15 cm long, leaflets 13-17, c. 1.2-2.0 cm long, oblong, obtuse, glabrescent above, finely white pubescent below; stipules lanceolate, free. Inflorescence axillary peduncled raceme, peduncle c. 5-10 cm long. Bracts lanceolate. Pedicel c. 2-2.5 mm long. Calyx c. 6-7 mm long, finely pubescent, oblique at the mouth, teeth deltoid, less than 1 mm long. Vexillum c. 12-14 mm long, glabrous. Fruit c. 1.2-1.3 cm long, glabrous, 6-10-seeded; stipe longer than calyx.

    Fl.Per.: June-October.

    Holotype: Cultivated in Chiswick gardens from seeds received from Nepal in 1925 (CGE).

    Distribution: Pakistan (N.W.F.P., Punjab, Kashmir); India (N.Punjab, Kumaon, Garhwal); Nepal.


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