Taxon: Lathyrus ochrus (L.) DC.

 
Genus: Lathyrus
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
  Subfamily: Papilionoideae
      Tribe: Fabeae
Nomen number: 21595
Place of publication: J. B. P. A. M. de Lamarck & A. P. de Candolle, Fl. franç. ed. 3, 4(2):578. 1805
Name Verified on: 10-Feb-1989 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 11-Mar-2017
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6)
Accessions: 48 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • Cyprus-vetch  (Source: Dict Rehm) - English
  • ochrus-vetch  (Source: Dict Rehm) - English
  • winged vetchling  (Source: BSBI) - English
  • gesse ochre  (Source: L Noms French ed7) - French
  • gesse ocre  (Source: Dict Rehm) - French
  • Eselsohren  (Source: Dict Rehm) - German
  • scheidige Platterbse  (Source: Dict Rehm) - German
  • ervilha-dos-campos  (Source: Dict Rehm) - Portuguese
  • chicharão-preto  (Source: pers. comm.) - Portuguese (Brazil)
  • ervilhaca-bastarda  (Source: pers. comm.) - Portuguese (Brazil)
  • ervilhaca-dos-campos  (Source: pers. comm.) - Portuguese (Brazil)
  • alverjana  (Source: Dict Rehm) - Spanish
  • tapisote  (Source: Dict Rehm) - Spanish
  • skaftvial  (Source: Kulturvaxtdatabas) - Swedish

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: vegetable (roots and seeds fide L Edible Pl)
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant (fide Atlas WWeed)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Africa

    • Macaronesia: Portugal - Madeira Islands; Spain - Canary Islands
    • Northern Africa: Algeria; Libya; Morocco; Tunisia
  • Asia-Temperate

    • Western Asia: Cyprus; Israel; Lebanon; Syria; Turkey
  • Europe

    • Eastern Europe: Ukraine - Krym
    • Southeastern Europe: Albania; Former Yugoslavia; Greece; Italy
    • Southwestern Europe: France; Portugal; Spain

  • Naturalized:

  • Africa

    • Macaronesia: Portugal - Azores

  • Cultivated:

  • Asia-Temperate

    • Western Asia: Cyprus; Syria; Turkey
  • Europe

    • Southeastern Europe: Greece

References:

  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info) (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  • Ali, S. I. & S. M. H. Jafri, eds. Flora of Libya. 1976- (F Libya)
  • Allkin, R. et al. 1986. Names and synonyms of species and subspecies in the Vicieae: issue 3 (Vicieae DP) 7:25.
  • Botanical Society of the British Isles BSBI taxon database (on-line resource). (BSBI)
  • Davis, P. H., ed. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands. 1965-1988 (F Turk)
  • Demilly, D. et al. Liste alphabétique des principales espèces de plantes cultivées et de mauvaises herbes. Noms latins et noms français, ed. 7. 2001 (L Noms French ed7)
  • Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage. 1984 (Zander ed13)
  • Eriksson, O. et al. Flora of Macaronesia: checklist of vascular plants, ed. 2. 1979 (L Macar ed2)
  • Euro+Med Editorial Committee Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource). (EuroMed Plantbase)
  • Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  • Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  • Holm, L. et al. A geographical atlas of world weeds. 1979 (Atlas WWeed)
  • Izquierdo Z., I. et al., eds. Lista de especies silvestres de Canarias: hongos, plantas y animales terrestres. 2004 (L Canarias)
  • Jahandiez, E. & R. Maire Catalogue des plantes du Maroc. 1931-1941 (L Maroc)
  • Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. Flora SSSR. 1934-1964 (F USSR)
  • Kunkel, G. Plants for human consumption. 1984 (L Edible Pl)
  • Mansfeld, R. Die Kulturpflanze, Beiheft 2. 1959 (Mansfeld)
  • Mouterde, P. Nouvelle flore du Liban et de la Syrie. 1966- (F Liban)
  • Pignatti, S. Flora d'Italia. 1982 (F Ital)
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  • Pottier-Alapetite, G. Flore de la Tunisie: Angiospermes-Dicotyledones. 1979-1981 (F Tunis)
  • Quézel, P. & S. Santa Nouvelle flore de l'Algerie. 1962-1963 (F Alger)
  • Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  • Sarker, A. et al. Chapter 9. Grasspea and chicklings (Lathyrus L.) (Pl Genet Res Leg Med) 159-180.
  • Silva, L. et al. Listagem da fauna e flora terrestres dos Açores. Lista des plantas vasculares (Pteridophyta e Spermatophyta). 2005 (L Azores)
  • Smýkal, P. et al. 2015. Legume crops phylogeny and genetic diversity for science and breeding Crit. Rev. Pl. Sci. 34:43-104.
  • Smythies, B. E. Flora of Spain and the Balearic Islands: checklist of vascular plants. Englera 3:1-882. 1984-1986 (L Spain)
  • Townsend, C. C. & E. Guest Flora of Iraq. 1966- (F Iraq)
  • Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea. 1964-1980 (F Eur)
  • Zohary, M. & N. Feinbrun-Dothan Flora palaestina. 1966- (F Palest)

Synonyms:

Check other web resources for Lathyrus ochrus (L.) DC. :

  • 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.

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