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GROUP-F- (Astragalus)

Synopsis Of Sections And Species

Sect. Poterium- Astragalus anisacanthus

Sect. Camplyanthus- Astragalus congestus, A. diopogon

Sect. Alopecias- Astragalus sericostachys

Sect. Eremophysa- Astragalus kahiricus

1 Leaf paripinnate, petiole spiny, fruit unilocular   (2)
+ Leaf imparipinnate, petiole not spiny, fruit bilocular   (4)
2 (1) Free portion of the stipule c. 2-3 mm, acute, villous; calyx teeth (in flower, not at the fruiting stage) c. 3-3.5 mm   Astragalus anisacanthus
+ Free portion of the stipule more than 3 mm (c. 3.5-9 mm), subglabrous with hairs on the margin, acuminate   (3)
3 (2) Calyx cup c. 5-6 mm long, teeth c. 6-7 mm long   Astragalus diopogon
+ Calyx cup c. 4-5 mm, teeth c. 3-4 mm long   Astragalus congestus
4 (1) Leaflets broadly ovate to orbicular, calyx teeth c. 6-7 mm long, cup c. 1.3-1.4 cm long   Astragalus kahiricus
+ Leaflets elliptical, narrowly obovate, calyx teeth c. 10-11 mm long cup c. 6-7 mm, long. (Illustration)   Astragalus sericostachys

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