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Astargalus alopecurus Pall.

Astragalus alopecurus Pall. is an accepted name

This name is the accepted name of a species in the genus Astragalus (family Leguminosae).
The record derives from ILDIS (data supplied on 2010-07-14) which reports it as an accepted name


Astragalus alopecuroides sensu auct.

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Astragalus alopecuroides var. hookeri Pamp.

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Astragalus alopecuroides var. typicus Pamp.

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Astragalus alopecuroides var. winterlii Pamp.

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Astragalus alopecurus var. maximus (Willd.) Trautv.

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Astragalus alopecurus var. pallasiana Trautv.

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Astragalus centralpinus Braun-Blanq.

 

 

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Astragalus dasysemius (D.F.Chamb. & V.A.Matthews) Pon

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Astragalus dzhawakheticus Bordz.

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Astragalus maximus Willd.

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Astragalus maximus var. dasysemius D.F.Chamb. & V.A.Matthews

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Astragalus maximus var. oblongiceps Manden.

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Tragacantha alopecurus (Pall.) Kuntze

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Tragacantha maxima (Willd.) Kuntze

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2010-07-14

From “The Plant List”,  www.theplantlist.org/tpl1.1/record/ild-8593

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Astragalus centralpinus Br.-Bl.

1693 (18). A. centralpinus Br.-Bl., Feddes Repert. LXXIX (1968) 49; Chater, Fl. Eur. П (1968) 118; A. allopecuroides auct. Стоян. Стеф., Фл. Бълг. изд. П (1933) non L.; Exs.: PI. Bulg. Exicc. N 50 (sub A. allopecuroides) — Централно- алпийски клин

Fam:   Leguminosae Juss. (Fabaceae)
Genus: Astragalus L. 
Species: Astragalus centralpinus Br.-Bl.
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Description:

A perennial plant. Rhizomes and roots strongly developed. Stems erect, 50.0 - 100.0 cm tall, densely fibrous. Stipule lance, long tapered to 1.5. cm long. Leaflets 20 - 30 pairs, elliptic to ovate lanceolate, 1.0 - 3.0 (5.0) cm long, bare top, bottom dispersed fiber. Leaves 20.0 - 30.0 cm long with stems 1.0 - 3.0 cm long or cloth. Bracts 1.0 - 4.0 cm long, narrow linear, styliform equal to the length of the calyx. The flowers are numerous, 5.0 - 9.5 cm long, 3.0 - 4.0 cm wide, almost seated in ovoid thick pile clusters. Calyx 14.0 - 20.0 mm long, 4.0 mm wide, bell-shaped, densely hairy, with beans slightly swollen; teeth 2/3 of the length of the tube. Corolla pale yellow. Flag 15.0 -  20.0 mm long, 5.0 - 7.0 mm wide, elongated elliptical on top dull, barely incised. Wings linear, blunt long as the keel. Curved keel. Pistils with ovate, thick pile ovaries. Beans 8.0 mm long, ovoid rounded, flattened, almost twice shorter than by swollen they calyx, thick, long white fiber. Seeds kidney, light brown.

From „Флора на НР България”, том VI, БАН, София, (1976)

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Astragalus centralpinus is a species of milkvetch in the family Fabaceae
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Description

Astragalus centralpinus can reach a height of 50–90 centimetres (20–35 in). The hairy stem has a diameter of about 10 mm. Leaves are petiolated, 20–30 centimetres (7.9–11.8 in) long, with rachis covered with ascending hairs. Leaflets are ovate to elliptic, in 20-25 pairs. The inflorescences are in clusters subsessile or with peduncle up to 1 cm, ovoid to cylindrical, 5–9.5 centimetres (2.0–3.7 in), while bracts reach 10–20 millimetres (0.39–0.79 in). Petals are yellow and glabrous. This plant blooms from June to August.

Distribution

This species is present in Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bulgaria, China, France, Italy, Kazakhstan, Russia and Turkey.

Habitat

It can be found in mountain regions at an elevation 1,400–2,000 metres (4,600–6,600 ft) above sea level.
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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Flowering Time: Blooms: VI - VIII, fruitful: VIII - IX

References: „Флора на НР България”, том VI, БАН, София, (1976), Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Distribution in Bulgaria: Grow in the bright pine forests, on rocky and gravelly slopes on limestone terrain. Western Rhodopes (Beglika) at 1520 m altitude. (Conspectus of the Bulgarian Vascular Flora) = conspectus&gs_l= Zlc.

Distribution: Central Europe (western Alps)

Conservation status and threats: protected species in Bulgaria by the Biodiversity Law. - Biological Diversity Act -    http://eea.government.bg/bg/legislation/biodiversity/zbran_22.08.15.pdf

Medical plant: it is not - Medicinal Plants Act - http://eea.government.bg/bg/legislation/biodiversity/ZLR_en.pdf

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"RED DATA BOOK  of REPUBLIC of BULGARIA" ELECTRON EDITION: http://e-ecodb.bas.bg/rdb/bg/

http://e-ecodb.bas.bg/rdb/bg/

Astragalus alopecurus

Astragalus alopecurus Pall.
Astragalus centralpinus Braun-Blanq.1, 3
Fabaceae – Pea family
Conservation status. Critically Endangered [CR B1ab(iii,v)+2ab(iii,v)]. BDA, HD, BC. Glacial relict.
Morphology and biology. Herbaceous perennial. Stems erect, up to 100 cm, densely hairy. Leaves 20–30 cm long, with 20–30 pairs of leaflets, imparipinnate. Inflorescence compact, ovoid, many-flowered, hairy. Corolla pale yellow. Fruit an ovoid-globose legume, 8 mm long, with dense white hairs. Seeds reniform, pale brown. Fl. VI–VIII, fr. VIII–IX. Insect pollination. Reproduction by seeds.
Habitats and populations. Grows in dry grassy and stony places by forests. Population is small and fragmented, occupying an area of less than 1 km2, with not more than 1000–1500 mature individuals.
Distribution in Bulgaria. Rhodopi Mts (western – Beglika locality). The occurrence of few individuals on Syutkya peak recorded in 1940 has not been confirmed since; 1500 m alt.
General distribution. C Europe (SW Alps), Bulgaria.
Threats. Major threat is the habitat degradation caused by afforestation, tourism, natural succession of plant communities, especially forest expansion.
Conservation measures taken. Protected species according to the Bulgarian Biodiversity Act. The locality is situated within the borders of Beglika Strict Nature Reserve and in a site of the European ecological network Natura 2000 in Bulgaria.
Conservation measures needed. Elaboration of an action plan for species conservation; precise estimation of population size, area of distribution; studies on species biology and ecology, threats; assessment of habitat state; protection and maintenance of habitats and the distribution area.
References. Valev 1976.

Author: Desislava Sopotlieva<бз>

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