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Astragalus  garbancillo Cav.  trib. Galegeae 
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FamilyFABACEAE
Genus species var.Astragalus  garbancillo Cav.  trib. Galegeae
SynonymsAstragalus benthamianus Gillies
 Astragalus mandonii Rusby
 Astragalus unifultus LHr.
Territory Western South AmericaSouthern South AmericaArgentina NorthwestBoliviaPeru
rocky slopes
Altitude2300-4600m
Description leaves 6cm, petiolate, leaflets 12-14 pairs, ovate-elliptic, emarginate, bright green, pubescent, inflorescence with 5-6 large flowers, calyx large, tubular
Size10-15cm
Coloryellow
Bloomspring
Ca
Typeshrub
Cultivationrock crevices with favourable water regime, eastern slopes
alpine house, poor, drained soil, shading in summer
Propagationscarified seed in spring, germ. 1-3 months, 10-13C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyChloris andina (Weddel) www.biodiversitylibrary.org
Legume Web www.ildis.org
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