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Astragalus  bryogenes Barneby  trib. Galegeae 
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FamilyFABACEAE
Genus species var.Astragalus  bryogenes Barneby  trib. Galegeae
SynonymsAstragalus cuatrecasasii J.F.Macbr.
Territory Western South AmericaPeru
rocky slopes
Altitude4000-4500m
Description leaves green, sparsely pilose, glabrescent, 1-2cm long, leaflets 9-12 pairs, oblong, obtuse, ca. 2mm, flowers 7mm, 1-3, shortly pedicellate, axillary, calyx black pubescent
Size5-10cm
Colorwhitish
Bloomlate spring, summer
Ca
Typetuft
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 Peru (Macbride, J.F.) www.biodiversitylibrary.org
Legume Web www.ildis.org
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