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Taxon: Medicago hemicycla Grossh.

Synonym of Medicago sativa L. nothosubsp. varia (Martyn) Arcang.

Genus: Medicago
Section: Medicago
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
Subfamily: Faboideae
Tribe: Trifolieae
Nomen number: 23591
Place of publication: Zap. Naucno-Prikl. Otd. Tiflissk. Bot. Sada 4:147. 1925
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 18-Nov-2012 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System


  1. Davis, P. H., ed. 1965-1988. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands. Note: = Medicago ×hemicycla Grossh.
  2. Germishuizen, G. & N. L. Meyer, eds. 2003. Plants of southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14 Note: = Medicago ×hemicycla Grossh.
  3. Gunn, C. R. et al. 1978. Classification of Medicago sativa L. using legume characters and flower colors. Techn. Bull. U.S.D.A. 1574:15. Note: = Medicago sativa nothosubsp. hemicycla (Grossh.) C. R. Gunn
  4. Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. 1934-1964. Flora SSSR.
  5. Lesins, K. A. & I. Lesins. 1979. Genus Medicago (Leguminosae). A taxogenetic study 100. Note: = Medicago sativa × Medicago falcata
  6. Rechinger, K. H., ed. 1963-. Flora iranica. Note: = Medicago ×varia Martyn
  7. Small, E. 2011. Alfalfa and relatives: evolution and classification of Medicago NRC Research Press, Ottawa, Canada.
  8. Stirton, C. H. 1982. The genus Medicago (Leguminosae) in southern Africa. Bothalia 14:34. Note: = Medicago ×hemicycla Grossh.

Check other web resources for Medicago hemicycla Grossh. :

  • 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. 2020. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=23591. Accessed 4 June 2020.