Astragalus tenuicaulis 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 inconspicuus Baker; Tragacantha tenuicaulis (Benth. ex Bunge) Kuntze
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Astragalus tenuicaulis Bunge
  • Habit : Perennial herb
  • Habitat : Occasional on open hill slopes in sandy moist soil along roadsides and on river banks, 2100 - 2700 m. altitude
  • Flower, Fruit : July-October
  • Distribution :
    • Uttarakhand : Uttarakhand
    • Sikkim : East Sikkim (Gangtok) district,North Sikkim (Mangan) district
  • Native : Bhutan, East Himalaya, India, West Himalaya
  • Exotic/Native : Native
  • World Distribution : 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: 102
    • 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: 721
    • Chaudhary L.B. , Anand K.K. and Srivastava R. (2007). Taxonomic Study of Endemic Species of Astragalus L. (Fabaceae) of India. Taiwania, 52(3): 216-237
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Astragalus tenuicaulis. Downloaded on 20 June 2024.

India Distribution

World Distribution

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