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Taxon: Medicago disciformis DC.

 
Genus: Medicago
Section: Spirocarpos
Subsection: Leptospireae
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
Subfamily: Faboideae
Tribe: Trifolieae
Nomen number: 23577
Place of publication: Cat. pl. horti monsp. 124. 1813
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 26-May-1987 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 02-Oct-2017
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6)
Accessions: 56 (54 active, 63 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHERN AFRICA: Libya (n.e. (possibly))

    Asia-Temperate
    • WESTERN ASIA: Cyprus, Turkey (w.)

    Europe
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Bulgaria, Former Yugoslavia, Greece (incl. Crete), Italy (s. & Sicily)
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: France (s. & Corsica), Spain (s.)


References:

  1. Ali, S. I. & S. M. H. Jafri, eds. Flora of Libya. (F Libya)
  2. Davis, P. H., ed. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands. (F Turk)
  3. Greuter, W. et al., eds. Med-Checklist. (L Medit)
  4. Heyn, C. C. 1963. The annual species of Medicago Scripta Hierosolymitana 12:68.
  5. Lesins, K. A. & I. Lesins 1979. Genus Medicago (Leguminosae). A taxogenetic study. 1979 (Gen Medicago) 203.
  6. Meikle, R. D. Flora of Cyprus. (F Cyprus)
  7. Pignatti, S. Flora d'Italia. (F Ital)
  8. Sales, F. & I. C. Hedge 1994. Medicago L. (Leguminosae): typification and nomenclature Anales Jard. Bot. Madrid 51:322.
  9. Small, E. 1981. A numerical analysis of major groupings in Medicago employing traditionally used characters Canad. J. Bot. 59:1555.
  10. Small, E. & M. Jomphe 1989. A synopsis of the genus Medicago (Leguminosae) Canad. J. Bot. 67:3272.
  11. Small, E. et al. 1981. The taxonomic value of floral characters in tribe Trigonelleae (Leguminosae), with special reference to Medicago Canad. J. Bot. 59:1580.
  12. Smythies, B. E. Flora of Spain and the Balearic Islands: checklist of vascular plants. Englera 3:1-882. (L Spain)
  13. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea. (F Eur)

Check other web resources for Medicago disciformis DC. :

  • Flora Europaea: Database of European Plants (ESFEDS)
  • 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=23577. Accessed 15 November 2018.