The occurrence of nitrotoxins in Old World and South American astragalus (Fabaceae)

Leaves from herbarium specimens representing 404 species and 89 sections of Old World and South AmericanAstragalus were examined for nitro compounds. Thirty-three species contained nitro compounds. This included all species examined of sectionUliginosi while sectionsSewerzowia, Hemiphaca, Hemiphragmium, Oroboidei, Brachycarpus, Melanocercis, andMelilotopsis… (More)