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Taxon: Medicago sativa L. subsp. caerulea (Less. ex Ledeb.) Schmalh.

 
Genus: Medicago
Section: Medicago
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
Subfamily: Faboideae
Tribe: Trifolieae
Nomen number: 104921
Place of publication: Fl. sred. juz. ross. 1:226. 1895
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 22-May-1987 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 100 (97 active, 87 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Common names:

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • WESTERN ASIA: Iran, Turkey (n.e.)
    • CAUCASUS: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Russian Federation, [Dagestan] Russian Federation-Ciscaucasia [Ciscaucasia]
    • SIBERIA: Russian Federation-Western Siberia [Western Siberia]
    • MIDDLE ASIA: Kazakhstan

    Europe
    • EASTERN EUROPE: Russian Federation-European part [European part]


    Naturalized

    Africa
    • NORTHERN AFRICA: Egypt


References:

  1. Davis, P. H., ed. 1965-1988. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands. Note: lists as "coerulea"
  2. Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage
  3. Gunn, C. R. et al. 1978. Classification of Medicago sativa L. using legume characters and flower colors. Techn. Bull. U.S.D.A. 1574:10.
  4. Havananda, T. et al. 2010. Relationships among diploid members of the Medicago sativa (Fabaceae) species complex based on chloroplast and mitochondrial DNA sequences. Syst. Bot. 35:140-150. URL: www.aspt.net/systematic-botany
  5. Ivanov, A. I. 1980. Alfalfa [Lyutserna]. In Lenin Acad. Agric. Sciences, D. D. Brezhnev, ed.
  6. Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. 1934-1964. Flora SSSR. Note: = Medicago caerulea Less. ex Ledeb.
  7. Lesins, K. A. & I. Lesins. 1979. Genus Medicago (Leguminosae). A taxogenetic study 98. Note: lists as "coerulea"
  8. Lock, J. M. 1989. Legumes of Africa: a checklist Note: = Medicago sativa subsp. microcarpa Urb.
  9. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  10. Small, E. 2011. Alfalfa and relatives: evolution and classification of Medicago NRC Research Press, Ottawa, Canada.
  11. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. 1964-1980. Flora europaea.
  12. Yakovlev, G. P. et al. 1996. Legumes of Northern Eurasia

Check other web resources for Medicago sativa L. subsp. caerulea (Less. ex Ledeb.) Schmalh. :

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

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=104921. Accessed 16 November 2019.