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List of names matching "Astragalus pelecinus"
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accepted Astragalus pelecinus (L.) Barneby

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Astragalus pelecinus

Accepted name

Astragalus pelecinus (L.) Barneby1, 2, 3


Biserrula mediterranea Bubani4
Biserrula pelecinus L. var. gabrielis Sennen4
Biserrula pelecinus L. var. vasilevii Degen & Urum.4
Pelecinus biserrula Moench4


Tribe: Galegeae;  Genus: Astragalus


Annual non-climbing herb;  not threatened




The author names (L.) Barneby after the repeated subsp. name is not correct.

Geographical records

Africa3, 6, 7:   Algeria(N)1, Canary Is(N)8, Djibouti(N)6, Egypt(N)3, Ethiopia(N)8, Libya(N)1, Madeira(N)7, Morocco(N)1, Sudan(N)8, Tanzania(N)1, 8, Tunisia(N)1

Europe1, 3, 9:   Albania(N)1, 3, Balearic Is(N)1, 3, Bulgaria(N)1, 3, Corsica(N)1, 3, Crete(N)1, 3, 9, former Yugoslavia(N)3, France(N)1, 3, Greece(N)1, 3, Italy(N)1, 3, Portugal(N)1, 3, Sardinia(N)1, 3, Sicily(N)1, 3, Spain(N)1, 3, Turkey in Europe(N)1

Middle East1, 3, 7, 10:   Cyprus(N)1, East Aegean Is (Greek)(N)1, Israel(N)10, Jordan(N)10, Lebanon(N)7, Saudi Arabia(N)3, Syria(N)7, Turkey in Asia(N)1

(N = native, I = introduced, U = uncertain status)

Literature citations

Description5, 8, 11;  Illustration8, 11, 12


1996 Podlech D;     Coordinator: 1996 Podlech D


1:Greuter, W. et al. (Eds.) (1989) Med-Checklist Vol. 4 (published)
2:Barneby, R.C. (1964) Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 13 (1): 1-596; 13 (2): 597-1188 Atlas...
3:Podlech, D. (0) Revision der annuellen Astragalus-Arten.
4:Podlech, D. (1996) Comments on Galegeae - European. Report produced for ILDIS.
5:Negre, R. (1961) Petite flore des regions arides du Maroc occidentale. 1. CNRS.
6:Audru, J. et al. (1987) Maisons-Alfort: IEMVPT. La vegetation... Republique de Djibouti
7:Wiersema, J.H. et al. (1990) Legume Nomenclature USDA Germplasm Sys. USDA Tech. Bull. 1757
8:Gillett, J.B. et al. (1971) Papilionoideae. In: Fl. Trop.E. Africa, Milne-Redhead & Polhill
9:Turland, N.J. et al. (1993) Flora of the Cretan area
10:Zohary, M. (1972) Flora of Palestina Part 2.
11:Jafri, S.M.N. (1980) Fabaceae. In: Flora of Libya, Pt. 86. Jaffri & El Gadi
12:Thulin, M. (1983) Opera Botanica 68: 1-223. Leguminosae of Ethiopia

The following databases on Web pages not maintained by ILDIS may contain information on Astragalus pelecinus . If you use one of these buttons, you may have to use your browser's Back button to return to this page.


TROPICOS nomenclatural database at Missouri Botanical Garden (W3TROPICOS)

Flora Europaea database at RBG Edinburgh

Herbarium records

RNG (Morocco): The University of Reading Herbarium, Moroccan collections


database of root-nodule bacteria at RIKEN, Japan

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