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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.
Accessions: 7000 (6591 active, 6367 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: pulse
  • Medicines: folklore; folklore

Distributional Range:

    Cultivated (only cult.)

References:

  1. 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. Note: this study concluded that crossability barriers "is of a post-fertilization nature"
  2. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  3. Croser, J. S. et al. 2003. Utilisation of wild Cicer in chikpea improvement - progress, constraints, and prospects. Austral. J. Agric. Res. 54:429-444.
  4. Davies, A. M. R. et al. 2007. A natural infrageneric classification for Cicer (Leguminosae, Cicereae). Blumea 52:379-400.
  5. Davis, P. H., ed. 1965-1988. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands.
  6. Duke, J. A. et al. 2002. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs
  7. Duke, J. A. 1981. Handbook of legumes of world economic importance
  8. Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage
  9. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). URL: http://ecocrop.fao.org/ecocrop/srv/en/cropListDetails?code=&relation=beginsWith&name=Cicer+arietinum&quantity=1 target='_blank'
  10. International Seed Testing Association. 1982. A Multilingual Glossary of Common Plant-Names 1. Field crops, grasses and vegetables, ed. 2.
  11. 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.
  12. 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.
  13. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  14. Maesen, L. J. G. van der & Sadikin Somaatmadja, eds. 1989. Pulses. Plant Resources of South-East Asia (PROSEA) 1:42.
  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.
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  18. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2 American Herbal Products Association, Silver Spring, Maryland.
  19. Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. 1970-. Flora of [West] Pakistan.
  20. Personal Care Products Council. INCI
  21. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  22. Rechinger, K. H., ed. 1963-. Flora iranica.
  23. Redden, R. J. & J. D. Berger. 2007. Chapter 1. History and origin of chickpea. Chickpea breeding and management 1-13. Note: C.A.B. International
  24. Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants
  25. Singh, R. et al. 2008. Chickpea improvement: role of wild species and genetic markers. Biotechnol. Genet. Engin. Rev. 25:267-314.
  26. Townsend, C. C. & E. Guest. 1966-. Flora of Iraq.
  27. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. 1964-1980. Flora europaea.
  28. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994-. Flora of China (English edition).
  29. PROTABASE, the information base of PROTA (Plant Resources of Tropical Africa) (on-line resource).

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. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=10535. Accessed 19 August 2019.