Taxon: Lathyrus aphaca L.

 
Genus: Lathyrus
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
Subfamily: Faboideae
Tribe: Fabeae
Nomen number: 21544
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:729. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification:
Name Verified on: 28-Oct-1988 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 19-Apr-2000
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6)
Accessions: 40 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Synonyms:

Common names:

  • yellow vetchling  (Source: Pl Book) - English
  • gesse sans feuilles  (Source: Dict Rehm) - French
  • Rankenplatterbse  (Source: Dict Rehm) - German
  • chícharo-amarelo  (Source: pers. comm.) - Portuguese (Brazil)
  • ervilha-olho-de-boneca  (Source: pers. comm.) - Portuguese (Brazil)
  • afaca  (Source: Dict Rehm) - Spanish
  • alverja silvestre  (Source: Dict Rehm) - Spanish
  • spjutvial  (Source: Kulturvaxtdatabas) - Swedish

Economic Importance:

  • Weed: potential seed contaminant (fide Geigy Weed Tables. 1968)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • MACARONESIA: Portugal, [Madeira Islands] Spain [Canary Islands]
    • NORTHERN AFRICA: Algeria, Egypt, Libya, Morocco, Tunisia

    Asia-Temperate
    • WESTERN ASIA: Afghanistan, Cyprus, Egypt, [Sinai] Iran, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, Turkey
    • CAUCASUS: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Russian Federation, [Dagestan] Russian Federation-Ciscaucasia [Ciscaucasia]
    • MIDDLE ASIA: Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India, Nepal, Pakistan

    Europe
    • EASTERN EUROPE: Latvia, Moldova, Russian Federation-European part, [European part] Ukraine (incl. Krym)
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Albania, Bulgaria, Former Yugoslavia, Greece (incl. Crete), Italy (incl. Sardinia, Sicily)
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: France (incl. Corsica), Portugal, Spain (incl. Baleares)


    Naturalized

    Africa
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Eritrea
    • WESTERN INDIAN OCEAN: Mauritius

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: Bhutan

    Europe
    • MIDDLE EUROPE: Austria, Hungary
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Romania

    Northern America
    • United States


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. Ali, S. I. & S. M. H. Jafri, eds. Flora of Libya. (F Libya)
  3. Allkin, R. et al. 1986. Names and synonyms of species and subspecies in the Vicieae: issue 3 (Vicieae DP) 7:30.
  4. Bosser, J. M. et al., eds. Flores des Mascareignes. (F Mascar)
  5. CIBA-GEIGY, Basel, Switzerland The CIBA-GEIGY Weed Tables. 1974 (Weed TabCIBA)
  6. Davis, P. H., ed. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands. (F Turk)
  7. Eriksson, O. et al. Flora of Macaronesia: checklist of vascular plants, ed. 2. (L Macar ed2)
  8. Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  9. Hara, H. et al. An enumeration of the flowering plants of Nepal. (L Nepal)
  10. Hedberg, I. & S. Edwards Flora of Ethiopia. 1989- (and Eritrea. 2000) (F Ethiop)
  11. Hitchcock, C. L. 1952. A revision of the North American species of Lathyrus Univ. Wash. Publ. Biol. 15:9.
  12. Isely, D. Native and naturalized Leguminosae (Fabaceae) of the United States (exclusive of Alaska and Hawaii). 1998 (Leg US)
  13. Izquierdo Z., I. et al., eds. Lista de especies silvestres de Canarias: hongos, plantas y animales terrestres. 2004 (L Canarias)
  14. Jahandiez, E. & R. Maire Catalogue des plantes du Maroc. (L Maroc)
  15. Kartesz, J. T. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland. (L US Can ed2)
  16. Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. Flora SSSR. (F USSR)
  17. Kumar, S & P. V. Sane Legumes of South Asia: a checklist. 2003 (Leg SAsia)
  18. Mabberley, D. J. The plant-book: a portable dictionary of the vascular plants, ed. 2. 1997 (Pl Book)
  19. Mansfeld, R. Die Kulturpflanze, Beiheft 2. (Mansfeld)
  20. Meikle, R. D. Flora of Cyprus. (F Cyprus)
  21. Mouterde, P. Nouvelle flore du Liban et de la Syrie. (F Liban)
  22. Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. Flora of [West] Pakistan. (F Pak)
  23. Pignatti, S. Flora d'Italia. (F Ital)
  24. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  25. Pottier-Alapetite, G. Flore de la Tunisie: Angiospermes-Dicotyledones. (F Tunis)
  26. Quézel, P. & S. Santa Nouvelle flore de l'Algerie. (F Alger)
  27. Rechinger, K. H., ed. Flora iranica. (F Iran)
  28. Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  29. Smythies, B. E. Flora of Spain and the Balearic Islands: checklist of vascular plants. Englera 3:1-882. (L Spain)
  30. Täckholm, V. Students' flora of Egypt, ed. 2. (SF Egypt)
  31. Thulin, M. Leguminosae of Ethiopia. Opera Bot. 68:1-223. 1983 (Leg Ethiop)
  32. Townsend, C. C. & E. Guest Flora of Iraq. (F Iraq)
  33. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea. (F Eur)
  34. Zohary, M. & N. Feinbrun-Dothan Flora palaestina. (F Palest)

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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=21544. Accessed 25 May 2018.