Taxon: Vicia sativa L.

 
Genus: Vicia
  Subgenus: Vicia
    Section: Vicia
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
  Subfamily: Faboideae
      Tribe: Fabeae
Nomen number: 300667
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:736. 1753
Name Verified on: 26-Aug-1986 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 21-Mar-2011
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6)
Accessions: 766 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

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

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Africa

    • East Tropical Africa: Kenya
    • Macaronesia: Portugal - Madeira Islands; Spain - Canary Islands
    • Northern Africa: Algeria; Egypt; Libya; Morocco; Tunisia
  • Asia-Temperate

    • Arabian Peninsula: Oman; Saudi Arabia; Yemen
    • Caucasus: Armenia; Azerbaijan; Russian Federation - Checheno-Ingushetia, - Dagestan, - Kabardino-Balkaria, - Karachay-Cherkessia, - Krasnodar, - North Ossetia, - Stavropol
    • China: China
    • Eastern Asia: Japan; Korea; Taiwan
    • Middle Asia: Kazakhstan; Kyrgyzstan; Tajikistan; Turkmenistan; Uzbekistan
    • Siberia: Russian Federation - Krasnoyarsk, - Irkutsk, - Kurgan, - Novosibirsk, - Sverdlovsk, - Tomsk; Russian Federation-Western Siberia - Western Siberia
    • Western Asia: Afghanistan; Cyprus; Egypt - Sinai; Iran; Iraq; Israel; Jordan; Lebanon; Syria; Turkey
  • Asia-Tropical

    • Indian Subcontinent: Bhutan; India; Nepal; Pakistan
  • Europe

    • Eastern Europe: Belarus; Estonia; Latvia; Lithuania; Moldova; Russian Federation - Arkhangelsk, - Belgorod, - Bryansk, - Chuvashia, - Ivanovo, - Kaliningrad, - Kaluga, - Karelia, - Kirov, - Komi, - Kostroma, - Kursk, - Leningrad, - Lipetsk, - Mari-El, - Mordvinia, - Moscow, - Murmansk, - Novgorod, - Orel, - Penza, - Perm, - Pskov, - Rostov, - Ryazan, - Saratov, - Smolensk, - Tambov, - Tatarstan, - Tula, - Udmurtia, - Ulyanovsk, - Vladimir, - Volgograd, - Vologda, - Voronezh, - Yaroslavl; Ukraine
    • Middle Europe: Austria; Belgium; Czechoslovakia; Germany; Hungary; Netherlands; Poland; Switzerland
    • Northern Europe: Denmark; Finland; Ireland; Norway; Sweden; United Kingdom
    • Southeastern Europe: Albania; Bulgaria; Former Yugoslavia; Greece; Italy; Malta; Romania
    • Southwestern Europe: France; Portugal; Spain

  • Naturalized:

    . widely natzd.

    Cultivated:

    . widely cult.

References:

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  • Ali, S. I. & S. M. H. Jafri, eds. Flora of Libya. 1976- (F Libya)
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Synonyms:

Check other web resources for Vicia sativa L. :

  • Flora Europaea: Database of European Plants (ESFEDS)
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • ILDIS: International Legume Database & Information Service
  • 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