Taxon: Lathyrus sativus L.

 
Genus: Lathyrus
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
Subfamily: Faboideae
Tribe: Fabeae
Nomen number: 21613
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:730. 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: 295 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: vegetable (but a detoxifying method is needed fide Pl Res SEAs 1:50. 1989; Curr. Pl. Sci. Biotechnol. Agric. 19:144-155. 1996)
  • Animal food: potential as forage ()
  • Gene sources: tertiary genetic relative of pea (fide Euphytica 137:353. 2004)
  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals (fide Kingsbury; Cooper & Johnson ed2)

Distributional Range:

    Cultivated

    Africa
    • Africa (n.)

    Asia-Temperate
    • MIDDLE ASIA: Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan
    • CHINA: China

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

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia

    Europe
    • EASTERN EUROPE: Russian Federation-European part [European part]
    • Europe (s. & c.)


    Naturalized

    Africa
    • Africa (n.)

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China

    Europe
    • EASTERN EUROPE: Russian Federation-European part [European part]
    • Europe (s. & c.)


References:

  1. PROTABASE, the information base of PROTA (Plant Resources of Tropical Africa) (on-line resource). (PROTA4U)
  2. 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). (AgroAtlas)
  3. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  4. Allkin, R. et al. 1986. Names and synonyms of species and subspecies in the Vicieae: issue 3 (Vicieae DP) 7:32.
  5. Boulos, L. Flora of Egypt. 1999- (F Egypt)
  6. Campbell, C. G. 1997. Grass pea. Lathyrus sativus L. (Prom Underused Crops) 18:1-92.
  7. Cooper, M. R. & A. W. Johnson Poisonous plants and fungi in Britain: animal and human poisoning. 1998 (Cooper & Johnson ed2)
  8. Davis, P. H., ed. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands. (F Turk)
  9. 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)
  10. Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage. 1984 (Zander ed13)
  11. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  12. Graham, E. H. Legumes for erosion control and wildlife. USDA Misc. Publ. 412. (Leg ErWild)
  13. Hara, H. et al. An enumeration of the flowering plants of Nepal. (L Nepal)
  14. Inst. Bot. V. L. Komarova, Acad. Sci. URSS Plantae asiae centralis. (F CAsia)
  15. Kartesz, J. T. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland. (L US Can ed2)
  16. Kingsbury, J. M. Poisonous plants of the United States and Canada. (Kingsbury)
  17. Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. Flora SSSR. (F USSR)
  18. Mabberley, D. J. The plant-book: a portable dictionary of the vascular plants, ed. 2. 1997 (Pl Book)
  19. Maesen, L. J. G. van der & Sadikin Somaatmadja, eds. 1989. Pulses (Pl Res SEAs) 1:50.
  20. Mansfeld, R. Die Kulturpflanze, Beiheft 2. (Mansfeld)
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  23. Munro, D. B. Canadian poisonous plants information system (on-line resource). (Can Poison Pl)
  24. Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. Flora of [West] Pakistan. (F Pak)
  25. Ochatt, S. J. et al. 2004. Overcoming hybridization barriers between pea and some of its wild relatives (Euphytica) 137:353-359.
  26. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  27. Przybylska, J. et al. 1998. Diversity of seed albumins in the grasspea (Lathyrus sativus L.): an electrophoretic study Genet. Resources Crop Evol. 45:423-431.
  28. Rechinger, K. H., ed. Flora iranica. (F Iran)
  29. Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  30. Sanjappa, M. Legumes of India. 1992 (Leg India)
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  32. Thulin, M. Leguminosae of Ethiopia. Opera Bot. 68:1-223. 1983 (Leg Ethiop)
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  34. Tsiu, H.-P. 1984. Materiae ad floram Lathyrorum Bull. Bot. Res., Harbin 4:60.
  35. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea. (F Eur)
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  37. Vaz Patto, M. C. & D. Rubiales 2014. Lathyrus diversity: available resources with relevance to crop improvement - L. sativus and L. cicera as case studies Ann. Bot. (Oxford) 113:895-908.
  38. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). (F ChinaEng)

Check other web resources for Lathyrus sativus L. :

  • Flora Europaea: Database of European Plants (ESFEDS)
  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • 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.

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=21613. Accessed 26 May 2018.