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Taxon: Lathyrus pratensis L.

 
Genus: Lathyrus
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
Subfamily: Faboideae
Tribe: Fabeae
Nomen number: 21607
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:733. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 28-Oct-1988 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 62 (40 active, 5 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Common names:

  • meadow vetchling  (Source: Pl Book) - English
  • meadow-pea  (Source: Websters Dict) - English
  • meadow peavine   - English (Canada)
  • gesse des prés   - French (Canada)
  • ervilhaca-do-campo  (Source: pers. comm.) - Portuguese (Brazil)
  • gulvial  (Source: Kulturvaxtdatabas) - Swedish

Economic Importance:

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

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHERN AFRICA: Morocco
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Ethiopia (s.)

    Asia-Temperate
    • WESTERN ASIA: Afghanistan, Iran, Iraq (rare), Lebanon, Syria, Turkey
    • CAUCASUS: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Russian Federation, [Dagestan] Russian Federation-Ciscaucasia [Ciscaucasia]
    • SIBERIA: Russian Federation, [Altay] Russian Federation-Eastern Siberia, [Eastern Siberia] Russian Federation-Western Siberia [Western Siberia]
    • MIDDLE ASIA: Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan
    • MONGOLIA: Mongolia
    • RUSSIAN FAR EAST: Russian Federation [Kurile Islands]
    • CHINA: China [Heilongjiang Sheng, Hubei Sheng, Gansu Sheng, Guizhou Sheng, Shaanxi Sheng, Sichuan Sheng, Qinghai Sheng, Yunnan Sheng, Xinjiang Uygur Zizhiqu]

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India (Himalayan region), Nepal, Pakistan (n.)

    Europe
    • NORTHERN EUROPE: Denmark, Finland, Ireland, Norway, Sweden, United Kingdom
    • MIDDLE EUROPE: Austria, Belgium, Czechoslovakia, Germany, Hungary, Poland, Switzerland
    • EASTERN EUROPE: Belarus, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Russian Federation-European part [European part]
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Albania, Bulgaria, Former Yugoslavia, Greece, Italy (incl. Sardinia, Sicily), Romania
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: France (incl. Corsica), Portugal, Spain (incl. Baleares)


    Naturalized (natzd. elsewhere)

References:

  1. Afonin, A. N., S. L. Greene, N. I. Dzyubenko, & A. N. Frolov, eds. Interactive agricultural ecological atlas of Russia and neighboring countries. Economic plants and their diseases, pests and weeds (on-line resource). URL: http://www.agroatlas.ru/en/content/related/Lathyrus_pratensis/ target='_blank'
  2. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  3. Allkin, R. et al. 1986. Names and synonyms of species and subspecies in the Vicieae: issue 3. Vicieae Database Project 7:31.
  4. CIBA-GEIGY, Basel, Switzerland. 1974. The CIBA-GEIGY Weed Tables
  5. Darbyshire, S. J. 2003. Inventory of Canadian Agricultural Weeds Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada. 156.
  6. Davis, P. H., ed. 1965-1988. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands.
  7. Greuter, W. et al., eds. 1984-. Med-Checklist.
  8. Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. Note: re. Brazilian common names
  9. Hara, H. et al. 1978-1982. An enumeration of the flowering plants of Nepal.
  10. Hitchcock, C. L. 1952. A revision of the North American species of Lathyrus. Univ. Wash. Publ. Biol. 15:10.
  11. Inst. Bot. V. L. Komarova, Acad. Sci. URSS. 1963-. Plantae asiae centralis.
  12. Jahandiez, E. & R. Maire. 1931-1941. Catalogue des plantes du Maroc.
  13. Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. 1934-1964. Flora SSSR.
  14. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  15. Mabberley, D. J. 1997. The plant-book: a portable dictionary of the vascular plants, ed. 2
  16. Mouterde, P. 1966-. Nouvelle flore du Liban et de la Syrie.
  17. Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. 1970-. Flora of [West] Pakistan.
  18. Ohwi, J. 1965. Flora of Japan (Engl. ed.).
  19. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  20. Rechinger, K. H., ed. 1963-. Flora iranica.
  21. Thulin, M. 1983. Leguminosae of Ethiopia. Opera Bot. 68:1-223.
  22. Townsend, C. C. & E. Guest. 1966-. Flora of Iraq.
  23. Tsiu, H.-P. 1984. Materiae ad floram Lathyrorum. Bull. Bot. Res., Harbin 4:58.
  24. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. 1964-1980. Flora europaea.
  25. Yakovlev, G. P. et al. 1996. Legumes of Northern Eurasia
  26. 1961. Webster's third new international dictionary.

Check other web resources for Lathyrus pratensis L. :

  • Flora Europaea: Database of European Plants (ESFEDS)
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • ILDIS: International Legume Database & Information Service
  • 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. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=21607. Accessed 21 September 2019.