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Astragalus  singarensis Boiss.  sect. Malacothrix 
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FamilyFABACEAE
Genus species var.Astragalus  singarensis Boiss.  sect. Malacothrix
SynonymsAstragalus aligudarzicus Parsa
 Astragalus pseudopulchellus Maassoumi
 Astragalus pulchellus Boiss.
Territory Western AsiaIranIraqTurkey
rocky slopes
Description leaves 4-6cm, leaflets 10-12 pairs, 6-10mm, oblong to broadly elliptic, sparsely lanate, flowers 7-15 in lax, cylindrical spike, calyx sparsely lanate, flowers 2cm long
Size3-8cm
Colorpurple
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
BibliographyDavis, P.H. et I.C.Hedge: Flora of Turkey (1965-1988)
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