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Chesneya  acaulis (Baker) Popov  trib. Galegeae 
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FamilyFABACEAE
Genus species var.Chesneya  acaulis (Baker) Popov  trib. Galegeae
SynonymsCaragana acaulis Baker (basionym)
 Astragalus fernandezianus Blatter
 Calophaca acaulis (Baker) Kom.
Territory Western AsiaChinaIndian SubcontinentAfghanistanTibetPakistanWest Himalaya
rocky slopes
Altitude1500-3000m
Description acaulescent, leaves imparipinnate, petiolate, leaflets 3-11, obovate, entire, retuse, velutinous-tomentose, flowers solitary, axillary, pedicellate, 25-35mm long
Size3-8cm
Colorpurple, orange yellow
Bloomearly summer
Ca
Typecushion
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
basal cuttings in late spring and late summer
BibliographyFlora of Pakistan www.eFloras.org
Legume Web www.ildis.org
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