Taxon: Vicia pyrenaica Pourr.

Genus: Vicia
  Subgenus: Vicia
    Section: Vicia
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
  Subfamily: Faboideae
      Tribe: Fabeae
Nomen number: 41558
Place of publication: Hist. & Mém. Acad. Roy. Sci. Toulouse 3:333. 1788
Name Verified on: 02-Jan-2001 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 19-May-2006
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6)
Accessions: 2 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • Pyrenean vetch  (Source: BSBI) - English

Economic Importance:

  • Gene sources: tertiary genetic relative of faba bean (based on probable affinities to 2n=14 cultivated Vicia faba fide BMC Evol Biol 12:250 (page 15). 2012)

Distributional Range:


  • Europe

    • Southwestern Europe: France; Spain


  • Allkin, R. et al. 1986. Names and synonyms of species and subspecies in the Vicieae: issue 3 (Vicieae DP) 7:66.
  • Botanical Society of the British Isles BSBI taxon database (on-line resource). (BSBI)
  • Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage. 1984 (Zander ed13)
  • Euro+Med Editorial Committee Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource). (EuroMed Plantbase)
  • Schaefer, H. et al. 2012. Systematics, biogeography, and character evolution of the legume tribe Fabeae with special focus on the middle-Atlantic island lineages B. M. C. Evol. Biol. 12:250.
  • Smythies, B. E. Flora of Spain and the Balearic Islands: checklist of vascular plants. Englera 3:1-882. 1984-1986 (L Spain)
  • Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea. 1964-1980 (F Eur)
  • Wouw, M. van de et al. 2001. Molecular taxonomy of Vicia ser. Vicia based on amplified fragment length polymorphisms Pl. Syst. Evol. 229:91-105.
  • Wouw, M. van de et al. 2003. A multivariate and cladistic study of Vicia L. ser. Vicia (Fabaceae) based on analysis of morphological characters Pl. Syst. Evol. 237:19-39.

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