A New species of Astragalus L. (Fabaceae) from Indo-Nepal Region

Chaudhary L.B. & Z.H. Khan

Published on : 01-Jan-2022

DOI : https://dx.doi.org/10.22244/rheedea.2005.15.02.05


Astragalus sanjappae Chaudhary & Khan, a new species in Fabaceae, is described from Indo-Nepal region. This species is closely allied to A. tenuicaulis Benth. ex Bunge and A. sikkimensis Benth. ex Bunge but differs from both in having leaflets hairy on both sides, calyx teeth very minute, keel petals shorter than wing petals and distinctly stipitate pods. It is illustrated.