Taxon: Vicia tetrasperma (L.) Schreb.

 
Genus: Vicia
Subgenus: Vicilla
Section: Ervum
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
Subfamily: Faboideae
Tribe: Fabeae
Nomen number: 41583
Place of publication: Spic. fl. lips. 26. 1771
Link to protologue:
Typification:
Name Verified on: 05-Oct-1988 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 18-Aug-2004
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6)
Accessions: 19 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Synonyms:

Common names:

  • four-seed vetch  (Source: AH 505) - English
  • lentil tare  (Source: Websters Dict) - English
  • slender vetch  (Source: Websters Dict) - English
  • smooth tare  (Source: F BritStace) - English
  • smooth vetch   - English
  • sparrow vetch  (Source: AH 505) - English
  • kasuma-gusa  (Source: F Okin) - Japanese Rōmaji
  • sparvvicker  (Source: Kulturvaxtdatabas) - Swedish
  • gorošek četyrechsemjannyj  (Source: Mansf Ency) - Transliterated Russian

Economic Importance:

  • Animal food: fodder (fide Enneking 1995)
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant (fide Geigy Weed Tables. 1968)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • MACARONESIA: Portugal, [Madeira Islands] Spain [Canary Islands]
    • NORTHERN AFRICA: Algeria, Egypt, Libya, Morocco, Tunisia

    Asia-Temperate
    • WESTERN ASIA: Afghanistan, Iran, Israel (rare), Jordan, Turkey
    • CAUCASUS: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Russian Federation [Checheno-Ingushetia, Dagestan, Kabardino-Balkaria, Karachay-Cherkessia, Krasnodar, North Ossetia, Stavropol]
    • SIBERIA: Russian Federation [Altay, Buryatia, Gorno-Altay, Kemerovo, Khakassia, Krasnoyarsk, Kurgan, Novosibirsk, Omsk, Sverdlovsk, Tomsk, Tuva, Tyumen]
    • MIDDLE ASIA: Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan
    • CHINA: China
    • EASTERN ASIA: Japan, [Honshu, Kyushu, Ryukyu Islands, Shikoku] Korea

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: Bhutan, India (n.w.), Pakistan (n.)

    Europe
    • NORTHERN EUROPE: Denmark, Finland, Ireland, Norway, Sweden
    • MIDDLE EUROPE: Austria, Belgium, Czechoslovakia, Germany, Hungary, Netherlands, Poland, Switzerland
    • EASTERN EUROPE: Belarus, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Russian Federation, [Bashkortostan, Belgorod, Bryansk, Chuvashia, Ivanovo, Kaliningrad, Kaluga, Kirov, Kostroma, Kursk, Leningrad, Lipetsk, Mari-El, Mordvinia, Moscow, Novgorod, Orel, Orenburg, Penza, Pskov, Rostov, Ryazan, Saratov, Smolensk, Tambov, Tatarstan, Tula, Udmurtia, Ulyanovsk, Vladimir, Volgograd, Vologda, Voronezh, Yaroslavl] Ukraine (incl. Krym)
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Albania, Bulgaria, Former Yugoslavia, Greece, Italy (incl. Sardinia, Sicily), Malta, Romania
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: France (incl. Corsica), Spain (incl. Baleares)


    Naturalized (widely natzd. elsewhere)

References:

  1. Webster's third new international dictionary. (Websters Dict)
  2. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  3. Ali, S. I. & S. M. H. Jafri, eds. Flora of Libya. (F Libya)
  4. Allkin, R. et al. 1986. Names and synonyms of species and subspecies in the Vicieae: issue 3 (Vicieae DP) 7:71.
  5. CIBA-GEIGY, Basel, Switzerland The CIBA-GEIGY Weed Tables. 1974 (Weed TabCIBA)
  6. Davis, P. H., ed. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands. (F Turk)
  7. Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage. 1984 (Zander ed13)
  8. Enneking, D. 1995. The toxicity of Vicia species and their utilization as grain legumes 4.
  9. Eriksson, O. et al. Flora of Macaronesia: checklist of vascular plants, ed. 2. (L Macar ed2)
  10. Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  11. Hanelt, P., ed. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6. 2001 (Mansf Ency)
  12. Hermann, F. J. 1960. Vetches of the United States - native, naturalized and cultivated U.S.D.A. Agric. Handb. 168:41.
  13. Huang, S. F. & T. C. Huang Taxonomic treatment of the Papilionoideae (Leguminosae) of Taiwan. Taiwania 32:11-117. 1987 (Leg Taiwan)
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  17. Jahandiez, E. & R. Maire Catalogue des plantes du Maroc. (L Maroc)
  18. Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. Flora SSSR. (F USSR)
  19. Li, H. L. et al., eds. Flora of Taiwan. (F Taiwan)
  20. Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. Flora of [West] Pakistan. (F Pak)
  21. Ohwi, J. Flora of Japan (Engl. ed.). (F JapanOhwi)
  22. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  23. Pottier-Alapetite, G. Flore de la Tunisie: Angiospermes-Dicotyledones. (F Tunis)
  24. Quézel, P. & S. Santa Nouvelle flore de l'Algerie. (F Alger)
  25. Raveendar, S. et al. 2015. Comparative efficacy of four candidate DNA barcode regions for identification of Vicia species Pl. Genet. Resources Charact. Util. 1-10.
  26. Raynaud, C. 1976. Monographie et iconographie du genre Vicia L. au Maroc Bull. Inst. Sci. Univ. Mohammed V. 1:169.
  27. Rechinger, K. H., ed. Flora iranica. (F Iran)
  28. Silva, L. et al. Listagem da fauna e flora terrestres dos Açores. Lista des plantas vasculares (Pteridophyta e Spermatophyta). (L Azores)
  29. Stace, C. New flora of the British Isles. (F BritStace)
  30. Täckholm, V. Students' flora of Egypt, ed. 2. (SF Egypt)
  31. Terrell, E. E. et al. Agric. Handb. no. 505. 1986 (AH 505)
  32. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea. (F Eur)
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  34. Yakovlev, G. P. et al. Legumes of Northern Eurasia. 1996 (Leg NEurasia)
  35. Zohary, M. & N. Feinbrun-Dothan Flora palaestina. (F Palest)

Check other web resources for Vicia tetrasperma (L.) Schreb. :

  • 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.

Images:

  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?41583. Accessed 25 April 2018.