Astragalus autranii Bald. (1895:196)



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Last (and only) record: 12 August 1892 (Tan et al., 2015:85)

Rediscovered in June 1928 (Markgraf, 1931 fide Tan et al., 2015:83)

Last record: June 1928 (Tan et al., 2015)

Rediscovered in: 30 June 2012 (specimen); 22 August 2014 (confirmation) (Tan et al., 2015:85)



Mt Tomor, Albania (south central)


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Baldacci, A. (1895). Un Astragale nouveau d’Albanie. Bulletin de l’Herbier Boissier 3: 196.


Other references:

Baldacci, A. (1894). Rivista critica della collezione botanica fatta nel 1892 in Albania. Malphigia 8: 159‒192.

Govaerts, R. (1995). World Checklist of Seed Plants 1(1, 2): 1-483, 529. MIM, Deurne.

Podlech, D. (2008). The genus Astragalus L. (Fabaceae) in Europe with exclusion of the former Soviet Union. Feddes Repertorium 119(5-6): 310-387. doi:10.1002/fedr.200811171

Podlech, D. and Sytin, A. (2002). New species of Astragalus L. (Leguminosae) sect. Hololeuce, Onobrychoidei, Ornithopodium & Synochreati and a new section Baldaccia. Sendtnera 8: 155-166.

Podlech, D and Zarre, S. (2013). A taxonomic revision of the genus Astragalus L. (Leguminosae) in the Old World 3: 1641-2439. Naturhistorisches Museum Wien.

Tan, Kit, Shuka, Lulezim, Gjeta, Ermelinda and Vold, Gert. (2015). The rediscovery of Astragalus autranii (Fabaceae) on Mt Tomor, south central Albania. Phytotaxa 234(1): 83-89.

Walter, Kerry S. and Gillett, Harriet J. (eds.). (1998). 1997 IUCN Red List of Threatened Plants. Compiled by the World Conservation Monitoring Centre. Gland, Switzerland & Cambridge, UK: IUCN – The World Conservation Union. lxiv + 862 pp.


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