Astragalus chlorostachys Hook.f. & Thomson ex Bunge

 
  • Family : FABACEAE
    (Pea Or Bean Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : PALASH FAMILY (पलाश फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Leguminosae
  • Subfamily : Faboideae
  • Synonym(s) : Astragalus carinalis Benth. ex Bunge; Astragalus himachalensis L.B.Chaudhary & Rana; Astragalus maddenianus Benth. ex Baker; Phaca cachemerica Benth. ex Baker; Phaca longicaulis Benth. ex Bunge; Tragacantha himalayana (Klotzsch) Kuntze
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Astragalus himalayanus Klotzsch
  • Common name : Himalayan Milk Vetch
  • Habit : Erect or spreading herb
  • Habitat : Roadsides and open bamboo forest, 2100 - 4500 m. altitude
  • Flower, Fruit : June-September
  • Distribution :
    • Uttarakhand : Uttarakhand
  • Native : Bhutan, India, Nepal, Pakistan, West Himalaya
  • Exotic/Native : Native
  • World Distribution : Pakistan to West Himalaya
  • Literature :
    • Uniyal B.P., Sharma J.R., Choudhery U., Singh D.K. (2007). Flowering Plants of Uttarakhand: A Checklist. Bishen Singh Mahendra Pal Singh: 100
    • GRIERSON A.J.C. & LONG D.G. (1983). FLORA OF BHUTAN INCLUDING A RECORD OF PLANTS FROM SIKKIM Vol. 1: Part 3. ROYAL BOTANIC GARDEN, EDINBURGH: 716
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Astragalus chlorostachys. Downloaded on 20 June 2024.

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