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Taxon: Lathyrus tuberosus L.

 
Genus: Lathyrus
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
Subfamily: Faboideae
Tribe: Fabeae
Nomen number: 21622
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:732. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 18-Feb-2015 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 33 (21 active, 10 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Autonyms (not in current use), synonyms and invalid designations:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym, I invalid designation)

Common names:

  • earth-chestnut  (Source: Dict Econ Pl) - English
  • earthnut-pea  (Source: Hortus 3) - English
  • groundnut peavine  (Source: Dict Econ Pl) - English
  • tuberous-pea  (Source: BSBI) - English
  • tuberous-vetch  (Source: Cornucopia) - English
  • tuberous vetchling  (Source: ICAW) - English (Canada)
  • gesse tubéreuse  (Source: Dict Rehm) - French
  • gesse tubéreuse   (Source: ICAW) - French (Canada)
  • Knollenplatterbse  (Source: Dict Rehm) - German
  • arveja tuberosa  (Source: Dict Rehm) - Spanish
  • knölvial  (Source: Kulturvaxtdatabas) - Swedish

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: vegetable
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant (fide Geigy Weed Tables. 1968)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • WESTERN ASIA: Iran (n.w.), Turkey
    • CAUCASUS: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Russian Federation, [Dagestan] Russian Federation-Ciscaucasia [Ciscaucasia]
    • SIBERIA: Russian Federation, [Altay] Russian Federation-Eastern Siberia, [Eastern Siberia] Russian Federation-Western Siberia [Western Siberia]
    • MIDDLE ASIA: Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan
    • RUSSIAN FAR EAST: Russian Federation [Primorye]
    • CHINA: China [Gansu Sheng, Ningxia Huizi Zizhiqu, Xinjiang Uygur Zizhiqu]

    Europe
    • MIDDLE EUROPE: Austria, Belgium, Czechoslovakia, Germany, Hungary, Netherlands, Poland, Switzerland
    • EASTERN EUROPE: Belarus, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Russian Federation-European part, [European part] Ukraine [Krym]
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Albania, Bulgaria, Former Yugoslavia, Greece, Italy (n.), Romania
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: France, Spain (c. & e.)


References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  2. Allkin, R. et al. 1986. Names and synonyms of species and subspecies in the Vicieae: issue 3. Vicieae Database Project 7:34.
  3. Botanical Society of the British Isles. BSBI taxon database (on-line resource).
  4. Castroviejo, S. et al., eds. 1989-. Flora iberica: plantas vasculares de la Peninsula Iberica e Islas Baleares.
  5. CIBA-GEIGY, Basel, Switzerland. 1974. The CIBA-GEIGY Weed Tables
  6. Darbyshire, S. J. 2003. Inventory of Canadian Agricultural Weeds Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada. 156-157.
  7. Davis, P. H., ed. 1965-1988. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands.
  8. Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage
  9. Euro+Med Editorial Committee. Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource).
  10. Facciola, S. 1990. Cornucopia, a source book of edible plants Kampong Publications.
  11. Greuter, W. et al., eds. 1984-. Med-Checklist.
  12. Hitchcock, C. L. 1952. A revision of the North American species of Lathyrus. Univ. Wash. Publ. Biol. 15:10.
  13. Inst. Bot. V. L. Komarova, Acad. Sci. URSS. 1963-. Plantae asiae centralis.
  14. Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. 1934-1964. Flora SSSR.
  15. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  16. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  17. Rechinger, K. H., ed. 1963-. Flora iranica.
  18. Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants
  19. Tsiu, H.-P. 1984. Materiae ad floram Lathyrorum. Bull. Bot. Res., Harbin 4:59.
  20. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. 1964-1980. Flora europaea.
  21. Uphof, J. C. T. 1968. Dictionary of economic plants, ed. 2.
  22. Walters, S. M. et al., eds. 1986-2000. European garden flora.
  23. Yakovlev, G. P. et al. 1996. Legumes of Northern Eurasia

Check other web resources for Lathyrus tuberosus L. :

  • Flora Europaea: Database of European Plants (ESFEDS)
  • 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.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Images:

  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2020. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?21622. Accessed 2 April 2020.