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Astragalus  bellus (Kuntze) R.E.Fr.  trib. Galegeae 
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FamilyFABACEAE
Genus species var.Astragalus  bellus (Kuntze) R.E.Fr.  trib. Galegeae
SynonymsTragacantha bella Kuntze (basionym)
 Astragalus pulchellus (Clos) Reiche
 Phaca pulchella Clos
Territory Southern South AmericaArgentina Northwest, (MendozaSan Juan)Chile Central, (Coquimbo)
rocky slopes
Altitude2000-4000m
Description white velutinous-hirsute, leaves 2-3cm, petiolate, leaflets 7-8 pairs, ovate-elliptic, 2-3mm, flowers of 2-4, sessile, axillary, pod subglobose, pubescent
Size2-5cm
Coloryellow
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typecarpet
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, drained soil, sun
Propagationscarified seed in spring, germ. 1-3 months, 10-13°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora Argentina www.floraargentina.edu.ar
Legume Web www.ildis.org
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