Astragalus glycyphylloides

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Astragalus glycyphylloides DC.

Fabaceae

Life form: climber

Exposure: sun  

Moisture: dry

Soil: sand - Soil: gritty-sandy

Arrangement: alternate
Leaves: decidious

Shape: not specified

Division: imparipinnate

Shape: pea-shaped
Fruit: legume

 

Inflorescence: raceme

Petals: not specified
Habit: not specified

Growth form: not specified

Taxonomy

Divisio:
Magnoliophyta
Subdivisio:
Magnoliophytina
Classis:
Rosopsida
Subclassis:
Rosidae
Superordo:
Fabanae
Ordo:
Fabales

Astragalus glycyphylloides is a climber.

Naming

Astragalus glycyphylloides was described by Augustin Pyramus de Candolle in 1825. The name is considered as validly published.

Taxonomy

Astragalus glycyphylloides is a species in the genus Astragalus which contains approximately 2724 to 3841 species and belongs to the family of the Fabaceae (Legume Family). The type species of the genus is Astragalus christianus.

Characteristics

Growth

Leaves

Astragalus glycyphylloides is deciduous. The imparipinnate leaves are alternate.

Flowers and Fruits

Astragalus glycyphylloides produces pea-shaped flowers that are arranged in racemes.

The climbers produce legumes.

Root System

Distribution

Cultivation

The climbers prefer a sunny situation on dry soil. The substrate should be sandy or gritty-sandy soil.

Uses

Maintenance and Propagation

Cultivars

Pests and Diseases

Literature

  • Walter Erhardt, Erich Götz, Nils Bödeker, Siegmund Seybold: Der große Zander. Eugen Ulmer KG, Stuttgart 2008, ISBN 978-3-8001-5406-7. (Ger.)
  • Christoper Brickell (Editor-in-chief): RHS A-Z Encyclopedia of Garden Plants. Third edition. Dorling Kindersley, London 2003, ISBN 0-7513-3738-2.

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