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Taxon: Alhagi maurorum Medik.

 
Genus: Alhagi
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
Subfamily: Faboideae
Tribe: Hedysareae
Nomen number: 2198
Place of publication: Vorles. Churpfälz. Phys.-Öcon. Ges. 2:397. 1787
Link to protologue:
Comment: a nom. nov. for Hedysarum alhagi L.
Name Verified on: 17-Nov-1986 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 13-Mar-2017
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6)
Accessions: 6 (2 active, 2 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: sugar (source of manna fide Dict Econ Pl, as A. camelorum; Leg WAsia)
  • Medicines:
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant; potential seed contaminant

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • ARABIAN PENINSULA: Kuwait
    • WESTERN ASIA: Afghanistan, Cyprus, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, Turkey
    • CAUCASUS: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Russian Federation, [Dagestan] Russian Federation-Ciscaucasia [Ciscaucasia]
    • SIBERIA: Russian Federation-Western Siberia [Western Siberia (s.)]
    • MIDDLE ASIA: Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan
    • MONGOLIA: Mongolia
    • CHINA: China (n.w.)

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

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


    Naturalized

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia

    Northern America
    • United States (s.w.)


References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  2. Ali, S. I. & S. M. H. Jafri, eds. Flora of Libya. (F Libya)
  3. Awmack, C. S. & J. M. Lock 2002. The genus Alhagi (Leguminosae: Papilionoideae) in the Middle East Kew Bull. 57:440-441.
  4. Cronquist, A. et al. Intermountain flora. (Intermt F)
  5. Davis, P. H., ed. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands. (F Turk)
  6. Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage. 1984 (Zander ed13)
  7. Graham, E. H. Legumes for erosion control and wildlife. USDA Misc. Publ. 412. (Leg ErWild)
  8. Gruenberg-Fertig & M. Zohary 1970. Nomenclatural remarks on some plants of Palestine. Part I Israel J. Bot. 19:294.
  9. Henderson, L. Alien weeds and invasive plants: a complete guide to declared weeds and invaders in South Africa. Plant Protection Research Institute, Handbook 12. 2001 (Weeds SAfr 2001)
  10. Holm, L. et al. A geographical atlas of world weeds. 1979 (Atlas WWeed)
  11. Inst. Bot. V. L. Komarova, Acad. Sci. URSS Plantae asiae centralis. (F CAsia)
  12. Isely, D. Native and naturalized Leguminosae (Fabaceae) of the United States (exclusive of Alaska and Hawaii). 1998 (Leg US)
  13. Jessop, J. P. & H. R. Toelken, eds. Flora of South Australia, ed. 4. (F SAust)
  14. Lazarides, M. & B. Hince CSIRO Handbook of Economic Plants of Australia. 1993 (Econ Pl Aust)
  15. Lock, J. M. & K. Simpson Legumes of West Asia: a checklist. 1991 (Leg WAsia)
  16. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker Herbs of commerce, ed. 2. 2000 (Herbs Commerce ed2)
  17. Middleditch, B. S. & A. M. Amer Kuwaiti plants: distribution, traditional medicine, phytochemistry,... economic value (Studies in Plant Science 2). (Kuwait Pl)
  18. Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. Flora of [West] Pakistan. (F Pak)
  19. Norton, J. et al. Illustrated checklist of the flora of Qatar. (Ill L Qatar)
  20. Parsons, W. T. & E. G. Cuthbertson Noxious weeds of Australia. 1992 (Noxweed Aust)
  21. Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)
  22. Rechinger, K. H., ed. Flora iranica. (F Iran)
  23. Rollins, R. C. & I. A. Al-Shehbaz 1986. Weeds of south-west Asia in North America with special reference to the Cruciferae Proc. Roy. Soc. Edinburgh 89B:297.
  24. Seed Regulatory and Testing Division, Agricultural Marketing Service, U.S.D.A. State noxious-weed seed requirements recognized in the administration of the Federal Seed Act (updated annually). (State Noxweed Seed)
  25. Townsend, C. C. & E. Guest Flora of Iraq. (F Iraq)
  26. Watson, J. F. Index to the native and scientific names of Indian and other eastern economic plants and products. 1868 (Names Watson)
  27. Yakovlev, G. P. 1979. Remarks on the taxonomy of the genus Alhagi Fabaceae (in Russian) Bot. Zhurn. (Moscow & Leningrad) 64:1798.

Check other web resources for Alhagi maurorum Medik. :

  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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=2198. Accessed 16 October 2018.