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Astragalus  zanskarensis Bunge  sect. Aegacantha 
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FamilyFABACEAE
Genus species var.Astragalus  zanskarensis Bunge  sect. Aegacantha
SynonymsAstragalus cicerifolius Bunge
 Astragalus oplites Benth.
 Astragalus zanskarensis ssp. oplites (Benth.) Deml.
Territory Western AsiaIndian SubcontinentAfghanistanIndiaNepalPakistanWest Himalaya
rocky slopes
Altitude3000-3600m
Description leaves imparipinnate, 7-10cm, leaflets 21-25, oblong, obtuse, brown velutinous-pubescent, flowers in shortly pedunculate raceme amongst leaves, corolla 2cm long
Size15-20cm
Coloryellow
Bloomsummer
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, 10-13°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora of Pakistan www.eFloras.org
Legume Web www.ildis.org
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