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Pakistan | Family List | Papilionaceae | Astragalus

Astragalus mangeri Bornmuller in Engl. Bot. Jahrb. 66:225. 1934. Rechinger f. in Biol.Skr.Dan.Vid.Selsk.9(3) :152.1957.

Stern reduced. Leaf imparipinnately compound. Petiole up to 2.5 cm long, pubescent, rachis up to 3 cm long, pubescent; leaflets 9-13, 4.5-7 mm long, 2-4 mm broad, obovate, elliptic, acute, pubescent on both sides; stipules 2-3 mm long, pubescent. Inflorescence an axillary pedunculate raceme, peduncle 8-10 cm long, pubescent. Bracts c. 3.5 mm long, pubescent. Pedicel 1.5-2.0 mm long, pubescent. Calyx c. 11 mm long, pubescent, hairs black and white, teeth c. 3-3.5 mm long. Vexillum c. 15 mm long. Wing and keel smaller. Fruit (vide Rechinger f., l.c.), 15-25 mm long, 3.5-4.5 mm broad, straight or a little bent.

Fl.Per.: June.

Holotype: Kabul, in monte Babur, 26.4.1928, Bornmuller 99 (B).

Distribution: Afghanistan; Pakistan (Baluchistan).


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