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Taxon: Medicago sativa L. subsp. falcata (L.) Arcang. var. viscosa (Rchb.) Posp.

Genus: Medicago
Section: Medicago
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
Subfamily: Faboideae
Tribe: Trifolieae
Nomen number: 104925
Place of publication: Fl. oesterr. Kustenl. 2(2):357. 1899
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 15-Feb-1989 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 15 (15 active, 13 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

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

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

Distributional Range:


    • CAUCASUS: Georgia

    • EASTERN EUROPE: Ukraine (s. & Krym)
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Bulgaria, Former Yugoslavia


  1. González-García, J. et al. 2000. Quantitative genetic analysis of erect glandular trichome density in diploid alfalfa. Euphytica 111:61-65. Note: Netherlands journal of plant breeding
  2. Havananda, T. et al. 2011. Complex patterns of autopolyploidy evolution in alfalfa and allies (Medicago sativa; Leguminosae). Amer. J. Bot. 98:1633-1646.
  3. Small, E. 1986. Taxonomy of glandular wild alfalfa (Medicago sativa). Canad. J. Bot. 64:2127.

Check other web resources for Medicago sativa L. subsp. falcata (L.) Arcang. var. viscosa (Rchb.) Posp. :

  • 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. 2020. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=104925. Accessed 14 August 2020.