TURKISH JOURNAL OF BOTANY, vol.39, no.4, pp.708-745, 2015 (SCI-Expanded)
This study concerned the taxonomic revision of Astragalus L. section Onobrychoidei DC in Turkey. The morphological, cytological, and phenological characteristics of 29 species in this section are discussed. Moreover, 11 names at specific levels are reduced to synonymy: Astragalus eskishehiricus, A. hololeucoides, A. sakaryaensis, A. phanothrix, A. canescens, A. robertianus, A. rausianus, A. tunceliensis, A. pseudovegetus, A. bingoellensis, and A. bithynicus. The conservation statuses based on the IUCN Red List categories are mentioned for endemic taxa.