Welcome to Astragalus of World

This site is planned for the biggest genus of Astragalus within 57 big genera in flowering plants which covers the classification and ecological informative data along with distribution patter of species in different continents and countries of Old World according Evolutionary groups, sections and species order. All data will be extracted from a database set which is prepared since very long time. For the New world only Taxonomic hierarchy information will be retrieved from database.

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The genus contains 38 monotypic sections in the Old World and 24 monotypic sections in the New World. There are also several local and regional endemites sections in different countries of the world. Majority of the sections contain 10 to 60 species and only a few sections consist of  70 to 120 species. 

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All sections were arranged according phylogenetical new grouping of A, B, C, D, F, G ,H. Each group contains several sections which show Taxonomic affinities together. All species alphabetically arranged in sections with their synonyms.