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Taxonomic revision of the Astragalus genargenteus complex (Fabaceae)

Bacchetta, Gianluigi - Brullo, Salvatore (2006) Taxonomic revision of the Astragalus genargenteus complex (Fabaceae). Willdenowia, 36 . pp. 157-167. ISSN 0511-9618

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Abstract

Within the Astragalus genargenteus complex three morphologically, ecologically and chorologically well differentiated taxa are distinguished: A. genargenteus from siliceous substrate in the Gennargentu massif (central Sardinia) and two species described as new to science, A. gennarii from limestone on Monte Albo (NE Sardinia) and A. greuteri, widespread on siliceous substrate in the Corsican mountains. The relationship of these species with the allied, spine cushion-like A. sirinicus and A. angustifolius is examined. A key to the species and illustrations are given.

Item Type:Article
Publisher:Botanic Garden and botanical museum Berlin-Dahlem
Date:2006
Institution:Universita' degli Studi di Cagliari
Divisions:Centri > Centro Conservazione Biodiversità
Subjects:Area 05 - Scienze biologiche > BIO/03 Botanica ambientale e applicata
Uncontrolled Keywords:Leguminosae, Sardinia, Corsica, taxonomy, endemism, Sardegna, tassonomia, endemismo
ID Code:784
Deposited On:08 May 2012 15:08

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