Taxon: Lathyrus tingitanus L.

 
Genus: Lathyrus
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
  Subfamily: Papilionoideae
      Tribe: Fabeae
Nomen number: 21620
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:732. 1753
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: 32 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • Tangier-pea  (Source: Dict Rehm) - English
  • gesse de Tanger  (Source: Dict Rehm) - French
  • afrikanische Wicke  (Source: Dict Rehm) - German
  • chícharo-de-Tanger  (Source: Dict Rehm) - Portuguese
  • ervilha-Tangier  (Source: pers. comm.) - Portuguese (Brazil)
  • almorta tangerina  (Source: Dict Rehm) - Spanish
  • spanskvial  (Source: Kulturvaxtdatabas) - Swedish

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Eur Gard F; P. Hanelt, pers. comm.)
  • Gene sources: tertiary genetic relative of grass-pea (based on crossability barriers with Lathyrus sativus fide Pl Breed (NY) 106:323, 325. 1991)
  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals (fide Kingsbury)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Africa

    • Macaronesia: Portugal - Madeira Islands; Spain - Canary Islands
    • Northern Africa: Algeria; Morocco
  • Europe

    • Southeastern Europe: Italy - Sardinia
    • Southwestern Europe: Portugal; Spain

  • Naturalized:

  • Africa

    • Macaronesia: Portugal - Azores
  • Australasia

    • Australia: Australia
  • Europe

    • Southwestern Europe: France
  • Northern America

    • : Mexico
    • Western Canada: Canada - British Columbia
  • Southern America

    • Central America: Costa Rica

  • Cultivated:

    . also cult.

References:

  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  • Allkin, R. et al. 1986. Names and synonyms of species and subspecies in the Vicieae: issue 3 (Vicieae DP) 7:34.
  • 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)
  • Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  • Hammel, B. E. et al., eds. Manual de plantas de Costa Rica. 2003- (Man CostaR)
  • Hanelt, P. 1998. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  • Hitchcock, C. L. 1952. A revision of the North American species of Lathyrus Univ. Wash. Publ. Biol. 15:10.
  • 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)
  • Kartesz, J. T. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland. 1994 (L US Can ed2)
  • Kingsbury, J. M. Poisonous plants of the United States and Canada. 1964 (Kingsbury)
  • 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)
  • Quézel, P. & S. Santa Nouvelle flore de l'Algerie. 1962-1963 (F Alger)
  • Randall, R. P. The introduced flora of Australia and its weed status. 2007 (Weed CRCAustralia)
  • Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  • Schaefer, H. et al. 2012. Systematics, biogeography, and character evolution of the legume tribe Fabeae with special focus on the middle-Atlantic island lineages B. M. C. Evol. Biol. 12:250.
  • Schaefer, H. et al. 2012. Systematics, biogeography, and character evolution of the legume tribe Fabeae with special focus on the middle-Atlantic island lineages B. M. C. Evol. Biol. 12:250.
  • Scoggan, H. J. The flora of Canada, 4 vol. 1978-1979 (F Canada)
  • Silva, L. et al. Listagem da fauna e flora terrestres dos Açores. Lista des plantas vasculares (Pteridophyta e Spermatophyta). 2005 (L Azores)
  • Smythies, B. E. Flora of Spain and the Balearic Islands: checklist of vascular plants. Englera 3:1-882. 1984-1986 (L Spain)
  • Turland, N. J. & C. E. Jarvis 1997. Typification of Linnaean specific and varietal names in the Leguminosae (Fabaceae) (Taxon) 46:474.
  • Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea. 1964-1980 (F Eur)
  • Villaseñor, J. L. & F. J. Espinoza-Garcia 2004. The alien flowering plants of Mexico Diversity & Distrib. 10:113-123.
  • Walters, S. M. et al., eds. European garden flora. 1986- (Eur Gard F)
  • Yunus, A. G. & M. T. Jackson 1991. The gene pools of the grasspea (Lathyrus sativus L.) Pl. Breed. (New York) 106:319-328.
  • Yunus, A. G. & M. T. Jackson 1991. The gene pools of the grasspea (Lathyrus sativus L.) Pl. Breed. (New York) 106:319-328.

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Images:

  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image