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Taxon: Lathyrus sphaericus Retz.

 
Genus: Lathyrus
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
Subfamily: Faboideae
Tribe: Fabeae
Nomen number: 21616
Place of publication: Observ. bot. 3:39. 1783
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 13-Feb-1989 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 17-Oct-2001
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6)
Accessions: 7 (2 active, 1 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant (common in Portugal)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • MACARONESIA: Portugal, [Madeira Islands] Spain [Canary Islands]
    • NORTHERN AFRICA: Algeria (n.), Egypt, Morocco, Tunisia
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Ethiopia
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda
    • WEST-CENTRAL TROPICAL AFRICA: Rwanda, Zaire

    Asia-Temperate
    • WESTERN ASIA: Cyprus, Iran, Iraq (n. (rare)), Lebanon, Syria (w.), Turkey
    • CAUCASUS: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Russian Federation, [Dagestan] Russian Federation-Ciscaucasia [Ciscaucasia]
    • MIDDLE ASIA: Tajikistan, Turkmenistan

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

    Europe
    • NORTHERN EUROPE: Denmark, Sweden (s.)
    • MIDDLE EUROPE: Hungary, Switzerland
    • EASTERN EUROPE: Ukraine (incl. Krym)
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Albania, Bulgaria, Former Yugoslavia, Greece (incl. Crete), Italy (incl. Sardinia, Sicily), Romania
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: France (incl. Corsica), Portugal, Spain (incl. Baleares)


    Naturalized

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia

    Northern America
    • Mexico, United States


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). (AgroAtlas)
  2. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  3. Allkin, R. et al. 1986. Names and synonyms of species and subspecies in the Vicieae: issue 3 (Vicieae DP) 7:33.
  4. Baldwin, B. G. et al., eds. The Jepson manual: vascular plants of California (on-line resource). (F CalifJep ed2)
  5. Botanical Society of the British Isles BSBI taxon database (on-line resource). (BSBI)
  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. Greuter, W. et al., eds. Med-Checklist. (L Medit)
  9. Hara, H. et al. An enumeration of the flowering plants of Nepal. (L Nepal)
  10. Holm, L. et al. A geographical atlas of world weeds. 1979 (Atlas WWeed)
  11. Integrated Botanical Information System (IBIS) Australian plant common name database (on-line resource). (Aust Pl Common Names)
  12. Izquierdo Z., I. et al., eds. Lista de especies silvestres de Canarias: hongos, plantas y animales terrestres. 2004 (L Canarias)
  13. Jahandiez, E. & R. Maire Catalogue des plantes du Maroc. (L Maroc)
  14. Kingsbury, J. M. Poisonous plants of the United States and Canada. (Kingsbury)
  15. Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. Flora SSSR. (F USSR)
  16. Lock, J. M. Legumes of Africa: a checklist. 1989 (Leg Africa)
  17. Meikle, R. D. Flora of Cyprus. (F Cyprus)
  18. Mouterde, P. Nouvelle flore du Liban et de la Syrie. (F Liban)
  19. Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. Flora of [West] Pakistan. (F Pak)
  20. Pignatti, S. Flora d'Italia. (F Ital)
  21. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  22. Pottier-Alapetite, G. Flore de la Tunisie: Angiospermes-Dicotyledones. (F Tunis)
  23. Quézel, P. & S. Santa Nouvelle flore de l'Algerie. (F Alger)
  24. Randall, R. P. The introduced flora of Australia and its weed status. (Weed CRCAustralia)
  25. Rechinger, K. H., ed. Flora iranica. (F Iran)
  26. Smythies, B. E. Flora of Spain and the Balearic Islands: checklist of vascular plants. Englera 3:1-882. (L Spain)
  27. Täckholm, V. Students' flora of Egypt, ed. 2. (SF Egypt)
  28. Thulin, M. Leguminosae of Ethiopia. Opera Bot. 68:1-223. 1983 (Leg Ethiop)
  29. Townsend, C. C. & E. Guest Flora of Iraq. (F Iraq)
  30. Troupin, G. Flore du Rwanda. (F Rwanda)
  31. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. Flora of tropical East Africa. (F TE Afr)
  32. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea. (F Eur)
  33. Villaseñor, J. L. & F. J. Espinoza-Garcia 2004. The alien flowering plants of Mexico Diversity & Distrib. 10:113-123.
  34. Yakovlev, G. P. et al. Legumes of Northern Eurasia. 1996 (Leg NEurasia)

Check other web resources for Lathyrus sphaericus Retz. :

  • Flora Europaea: Database of European Plants (ESFEDS)
  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • 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.

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=21616. Accessed 16 October 2018.