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Astragalus  fontianus Maire  sect. Tapinodes 
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FamilyFABACEAE
Genus species var.Astragalus  fontianus Maire  sect. Tapinodes
SynonymsAstragalus tetuanensis Podlech
Territory Northern AfricaMorocco
dry, stony grassland
Altitude900-1000m
Description white hirsute, stipules greenish, membranous, leaves 2-3cm, subsessile, leaflets 4-7pairs, elliptic to obovate-triangular, emarginate, raceme capitate, 5-flowered
Size6-15cm
Colorwhitish
Bloomspring
Ca+
Typetuft
Cultivationsunny site with a deep, drained soil
alpine house, rich, drained soil, sun
Propagationscarified seed in spring, germ. 1-3 months, 10-13°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFennane, M. & al. (2007) Flore Pratique du Maroc
African Plant Database www.ville-ge.ch/cjb/bd.php
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