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Pakistan | Family List | Papilionaceae | Astragalus

Astragalus mirus Sirjaev & Rechinger fil. in Biol.Skr.Dan.Vid. Selsk. 9 (3) :36.t.26.27. 1958. Ali in Pak.J.Bot.3:25.1971; in Kew Bull.28(2): 298.1973.

  • Dorycnium calycinum Stocks

    Annual. Stem c. 6-8 cm tall, densely pubescent with spreading hairs. Leaf imparipinnately compound; leaflets 3-5, c. 7-15 mm long, c. 2.5-5 mm broad, ovate-oblong to oblong, entire, tip rotund, densely pilose on both sides, hairs spreading ;stipules membranous, triangular, acute, villous. Inflorescence a 5-10-flowered axillary peduncled raceme. Peduncle c. 1-2 cm, villous. Bracts c. 2 mm long, villous. Calyx c. 11 mm long, villous, teeth c. 7-8 mm long. Vexillum c. 8.0-8.5 mm long, villous. Wing c. 7 mm long, villous. Keel c. 5.0-5.5 mm long, villous. Fruit c. 4 mm long, villous, 1-seeded; stipe less than 1 mm long.

    Fl.Per.: May.

    Holotype: Inter Herat et Sauzak, 1200 m. 5.5.1948, Koie 3918 (W;C).

    Distribution: Afghanistan, Pakistan, Baluchistan.

    A very rare plant.


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