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Taxon: Cicer arietinum L.

 
Genus: Cicer
Subgenus: Cicer
Section: Cicer
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
Subfamily: Faboideae
Tribe: Cicereae
Nomen number: 10535
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:738. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 20-Jan-1987 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 19-Jun-2012
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6)
Accessions: 6999 (6602 active, 6397 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: pulse
  • Medicines: folklore; folklore

Distributional Range:

    Cultivated (only cult.)

References:

  1. PROTABASE, the information base of PROTA (Plant Resources of Tropical Africa) (on-line resource). (PROTA4U)
  2. Ahmad, F. & A. E. Slinkard 2004. The extent of embryo and endosperm growth following interspecific hybridization between Cicer arietinum L. and related annual wild species Genet. Resources Crop Evol. 51:765-772.
  3. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  4. Croser, J. S. et al. 2003. Utilisation of wild Cicer in chikpea improvement - progress, constraints, and prospects Austral. J. Agric. Res. 54:429-444.
  5. Davies, A. M. R. et al. 2007. A natural infrageneric classification for Cicer (Leguminosae, Cicereae) (Blumea) 52:379-400.
  6. Davis, P. H., ed. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands. (F Turk)
  7. Duke, J. A. Handbook of legumes of world economic importance. 1981 (Leg WorldEc)
  8. Duke, J. A. et al. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs. 2002 (CRC MedHerbs ed2)
  9. Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage. 1984 (Zander ed13)
  10. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  11. International Seed Testing Association A Multilingual Glossary of Common Plant-Names 1. Field crops, grasses and vegetables, ed. 2. (Mult Glossary Crops)
  12. Iruela, M. et al. 2002. Phylogenetic analysis in the genus Cicer and cultivated chickpea using RAPD and ISSR markers Theor. Appl. Genet. 104:643-651.
  13. Javadi, F. et al. 2007. Geographical diversification of the genus Cicer (Leguminosae: Papilionoideae) inferred from molecular phylogenetic analyses of chloroplast and nuclear DNA sequences Bot. J. Linn. Soc. 154:175-186.
  14. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  15. Maesen, L. J. G. van der 1973. Cicer L., a monograph of the genus, with special reference to the chickpea (Cicer arietinum L.), its ecology and cultivation Meded. Landbouwhoogeschool. 72-10:30.
  16. Maesen, L. J. G. van der Origin, history and taxonomy of chickpea (Chickpea) 21.
  17. Maesen, L. J. G. van der & Sadikin Somaatmadja, eds. 1989. Pulses (Pl Res SEAs) 1:42.
  18. Markle, G. M. et al., eds. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2. 1998 (Food Feed Crops US)
  19. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker Herbs of commerce, ed. 2. 2000 (Herbs Commerce ed2)
  20. Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. Flora of [West] Pakistan. (F Pak)
  21. Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)
  22. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  23. Rechinger, K. H., ed. Flora iranica. (F Iran)
  24. Redden, R. J. & J. D. Berger 2007. Chapter 1. History and origin of chickpea (Chickpea Breed Mgmt) 1-13.
  25. Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  26. Singh, R. et al. 2008. Chickpea improvement: role of wild species and genetic markers Biotechnol. Genet. Engin. Rev. 25:267-314.
  27. Townsend, C. C. & E. Guest Flora of Iraq. (F Iraq)
  28. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea. (F Eur)
  29. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). (F ChinaEng)

Check other web resources for Cicer arietinum L. :

  • Flora Europaea: Database of European Plants (ESFEDS)
  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • 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.
  • 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. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=10535. Accessed 16 November 2018.