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Biserrula pelecinus L.
Family : FABACEAE
Protologue : Sp. Pl. 2: 762 (1753)
Information on the genus : Biserrula
 
 
Status
Status for NA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Astragalus pelecinus (L.) Barneby
Status for TA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Astragalus pelecinus (L.) Barneby
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Astragalus pelecinus (L.) Barneby (1964)
 Biserrula pelecinus L. subsp. pelecinus
 Astragalus pelecinus (L.) Barneby subsp. pelecinus
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Biserrula pelecinus var. brevipes Murb. (1922)
=Biserrula pelecinus var. brachycarpa Rouy (1899)
=Astragalus pelecinus var. glabra Lowe (1862)
=Biserrula pelecinus var. pubescens Lowe (1862)
 
Taxon infra-specific
Biserrula pelecinus L. subsp. pelecinus
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Annual ± pilose herb to 40 cm tall.
Ecology : Rather dry short grassland; scrub; 1400-2700 m alt.
  Canary Isl.; Mediterranean region.
  Comprises 2 subspp.: - Subsp. pelecinus; - subsp. leiocarpa (A. Rich.) J. B. Gillett [bas.: B. leiocarpa A. Rich. pro maj. parte excl. specim. Schimper 1762; syn.: B. pelecinus var. leiocarpa (A. Rich.) Chiov.].

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see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Herbarium, North Africa MPU
 
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