Astragalus brachycalyx

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Persian manna
Astragalus brachycalyx - Köhler–s Medizinal-Pflanzen-166.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Fabales
Family: Fabaceae
Genus: Astragalus
Species: A. brachycalyx
Binomial name
Astragalus brachycalyx
Fisch.
Synonyms

Astragalus adscendens Boiss. & Hausskn.
Astracantha adscendens (Boiss. & Hausskn.) Podlech

Astragalus brachycalyx (manna, Persian manna, syn. Astracantha adscendens, Astragalus adscendens) is a species of legume commonly found on rocky mountain slopes in western Asia, from western Iran and northern Iraq to Turkey, and is commonly used as a source of gum tragacanth.[1][2]

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