A new species of Astragalus L. (Fabaceae), A. gooraiensis L. B. Chaudhary, is described and illustrated from Jammu and Kashmir in India. The new species differs from A. tibetanus Bentham ex Bunge in shorter flowers (11–12 mm), shorter and campanulate calyx (4–5 mm), and oblong, straight, and unilocular pods with the stipe more or less equal to the calyx tube.
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Vol. 17 • No. 4