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Taxon: Hedysarum hedysaroides (L.) Schinz & Thell.

 
Genus: Hedysarum
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
Subfamily: Faboideae
Tribe: Hedysareae
Nomen number: 18636
Place of publication: Vierteljahrsschr. Naturf. Ges. Zürich 57:70. 1913
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 25-Mar-1987 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 13-Mar-2017
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6)
Accessions: 12 (3 active, 1 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Synonyms:

Common names:

  • alpine French-honeysuckle  (Source: Dict Rehm) - English
  • sainfoin des Alpes  (Source: Dict Rehm) - French
  • Alpensüßklee  (Source: Dict Rehm) - German
  • sulla alpina  (Source: Dict Rehm) - Spanish
  • zulla silvestre  (Source: Dict Rehm) - Spanish
  • purpurväppling  (Source: Kulturvaxtdatabas) - Swedish

Economic Importance:

  • Animal food: fodder (as H. caucasicum)
  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard; Zander ed13)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • WESTERN ASIA: Turkey
    • CAUCASUS: Armenia, Georgia, Russian Federation, [Dagestan] Russian Federation-Ciscaucasia [Ciscaucasia]

    Europe
    • MIDDLE EUROPE: Austria, Czechoslovakia, Germany, Poland, Switzerland
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Former Yugoslavia, Italy (n.), Romania
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: France, Spain (n.e.?)


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  2. Davis, P. H., ed. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands. (F Turk)
  3. Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage. 1984 (Zander ed13)
  4. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  5. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  6. Pignatti, S. Flora d'Italia. (F Ital)
  7. Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  8. Smythies, B. E. Flora of Spain and the Balearic Islands: checklist of vascular plants. Englera 3:1-882. (L Spain)
  9. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea. (F Eur)

Check other web resources for Hedysarum hedysaroides (L.) Schinz & Thell. :

  • Flora Europaea: Database of European Plants (ESFEDS)
  • 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.

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?id=18636. Accessed 18 November 2018.