Taxon: Lathyrus sativus L.

 
Genus: Lathyrus
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
  Subfamily: Faboideae
      Tribe: Fabeae
Nomen number: 21613
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:730. 1753
Name Verified on: 28-Oct-1988 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 19-Apr-2000
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6)
Accessions: 405 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: vegetable (but a detoxifying method is needed fide Pl Res SEAs 1:50. 1989; Curr. Pl. Sci. Biotechnol. Agric. 19:144-155. 1996)
  • Animal food: potential as forage (fide Genet Res Crop Evol 45:423-431. 1998)
  • Gene sources: tertiary genetic relative of pea (fide Euphytica 137:353. 2004)
  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals (fide Kingsbury; Cooper & Johnson ed2)

Distributional Range:

    Naturalized:

  • Africa

    • : Africa; Europe
  • Asia-Temperate

    • China: China
  • Europe

    • : Africa; Europe
    • East Europe: Russian Federation-European part - European part

  • Cultivated:

  • Africa

    • : Africa; Europe
  • Asia-Temperate

    • China: China
    • Middle Asia: Kazakhstan; Uzbekistan
  • Asia-Tropical

    • Indian Subcontinent: Bangladesh; India; Pakistan
  • Australasia

    • Australia: Australia
  • Europe

    • : Africa; Europe
    • East Europe: Russian Federation-European part - European part

References:

  • PROTABASE, the information base of PROTA (Plant Resources of Tropical Africa) (on-line resource). (PROTA4U)
  • Afonin, A. N., S. L. Greene, N. I. Dzyubenko, & A. N. Frolov, eds. Interactive agricultural ecological atlas of Russia and neighboring countries. Economic plants and their diseases, pests and weeds (on-line resource). (AgroAtlas)
  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman & M. Hjertson Våra kulturväxters namn - ursprung och användning. Formas, Stockholm (Handbook on Swedish cultivated and utility plants, their names and origin). 2009 (Vara kulturvaxt namn)
  • Allkin, R. et al. 1986. Names and synonyms of species and subspecies in the Vicieae: issue 3 (Vicieae DP) 7:32.
  • Boulos, L. Flora of Egypt. 1999- (F Egypt)
  • Campbell, C. G. 1997. Grass pea. Lathyrus sativus L. (Prom Underused Crops) 18:1-92.
  • Cooper, M. R. & A. W. Johnson Poisonous plants and fungi in Britain: animal and human poisoning. 1998 (Cooper & Johnson ed2)
  • Davis, P. H., ed. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands. 1965-1988 (F Turk)
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  • Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage. 1984 (Zander ed13)
  • Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  • Graham, E. H. Legumes for erosion control and wildlife. USDA Misc. Publ. 412. 1941 (Leg ErWild)
  • Hara, H. et al. An enumeration of the flowering plants of Nepal. 1978-1982 (L Nepal)
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  • Kartesz, J. T. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland. 1994 (L US Can ed2)
  • Kingsbury, J. M. Poisonous plants of the United States and Canada. 1964 (Kingsbury)
  • Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. Flora SSSR. 1934-1964 (F USSR)
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  • Maesen, L. J. G. van der & Sadikin Somaatmadja, eds. 1989. Pulses (Pl Res SEAs) 1:50.
  • Mansfeld, R. Die Kulturpflanze, Beiheft 2. 1959 (Mansfeld)
  • Markle, G. M. et al., eds. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2. 1998 (Food Feed Crops US)
  • Mouterde, P. Nouvelle flore du Liban et de la Syrie. 1966- (F Liban)
  • Munro, D. B. Canadian poisonous plants information system (on-line resource). (Can Poison Pl)
  • Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. Flora of [West] Pakistan. 1970- (F Pak)
  • Ochatt, S. J. et al. 2004. Overcoming hybridization barriers between pea and some of its wild relatives (Euphytica) 137:353-359.
  • Ochatt, S. J. et al. 2004. Overcoming hybridization barriers between pea and some of its wild relatives (Euphytica) 137:353-359.
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  • Przybylska, J. et al. 1998. Diversity of seed albumins in the grasspea (Lathyrus sativus L.): an electrophoretic study Genet. Resources Crop Evol. 45:423-431.
  • Rechinger, K. H., ed. Flora iranica. 1963- (F Iran)
  • Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  • Sanjappa, M. Legumes of India. 1992 (Leg India)
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  • Tsiu, H.-P. 1984. Materiae ad floram Lathyrorum Bull. Bot. Res., Harbin 4:60.
  • Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea. 1964-1980 (F Eur)
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  • Vaz Patto, M. C. & D. Rubiales 2014. Lathyrus diversity: available resources with relevance to crop improvement - L. sativus and L. cicera as case studies Ann. Bot. (Oxford) 113:895-908.
  • Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). 1994- (F ChinaEng)

Check other web resources for Lathyrus sativus L. :

  • Flora Europaea: Database of European Plants (ESFEDS)
  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • ILDIS: International Legume Database & Information Service
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.

Images:

  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image