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Taxon: Medicago laciniata (L.) Mill.

 
Genus: Medicago
Section: Spirocarpos
Subsection: Leptospireae
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
Subfamily: Faboideae
Tribe: Trifolieae
Nomen number: 23607
Place of publication: Gard. dict. ed. 8: Medicago no. 5. 1768
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 08-Jun-1987 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 02-Oct-2017
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6)
Accessions: 155 (140 active, 148 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • MACARONESIA: Portugal, [Madeira Islands] Spain [Canary Islands]
    • NORTHERN AFRICA: Algeria, Egypt, Libya, Morocco, Tunisia
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Ethiopia, Somalia (n.)
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Kenya, Tanzania

    Asia-Temperate
    • ARABIAN PENINSULA: Bahrain, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia
    • WESTERN ASIA: Afghanistan (e.), Egypt, [Sinai] Iran, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Syria (s.)

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India, [Gujarat, Jammu and Kashmir, Punjab, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh] Pakistan


    Naturalized

    Africa
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: Namibia, South Africa

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia

    Europe
    • EASTERN EUROPE: Estonia, Ukraine
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Italy
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: France (incl. Corsica), Spain


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. Badri, M. et al. 2007. Quantitative and molecular genetic variation in sympatric populations of Medicago laciniata and M. truncatula (Fabaceae): relationships with eco-geographical factors Genet. Res. 89:107-122.
  4. Botanical Society of the British Isles BSBI taxon database (on-line resource). (BSBI)
  5. Eriksson, O. et al. Flora of Macaronesia: checklist of vascular plants, ed. 2. (L Macar ed2)
  6. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  7. Germishuizen, G. & N. L. Meyer, eds. Plants of southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14. 2003 (Pl SAfr ed2)
  8. Greuter, W. et al., eds. Med-Checklist. (L Medit)
  9. Heyn, C. C. 1963. The annual species of Medicago Scripta Hierosolymitana 12:55.
  10. Hnatiuk, R. J. Census of Australian vascular plants. Australian Flora and Fauna Series No. 11. (L Aust)
  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. Kumar, S & P. V. Sane Legumes of South Asia: a checklist. 2003 (Leg SAsia)
  15. Lesins, K. A. & I. Lesins 1979. Genus Medicago (Leguminosae). A taxogenetic study. 1979 (Gen Medicago) 187.
  16. Lock, J. M. Legumes of Africa: a checklist. 1989 (Leg Africa)
  17. Mouterde, P. Nouvelle flore du Liban et de la Syrie. (F Liban)
  18. Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. Flora of [West] Pakistan. (F Pak)
  19. Pottier-Alapetite, G. Flore de la Tunisie: Angiospermes-Dicotyledones. (F Tunis)
  20. Quézel, P. & S. Santa Nouvelle flore de l'Algerie. (F Alger)
  21. Rechinger, K. H., ed. Flora iranica. (F Iran)
  22. Small, E. 1981. A numerical analysis of major groupings in Medicago employing traditionally used characters Canad. J. Bot. 59:1555.
  23. Small, E. & M. Jomphe 1989. A synopsis of the genus Medicago (Leguminosae) Canad. J. Bot. 67:3271.
  24. 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.
  25. Täckholm, V. Students' flora of Egypt, ed. 2. (SF Egypt)
  26. Thulin, M. Leguminosae of Ethiopia. Opera Bot. 68:1-223. 1983 (Leg Ethiop)
  27. Townsend, C. C. & E. Guest Flora of Iraq. (F Iraq)
  28. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. Flora of tropical East Africa. (F TE Afr)
  29. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea. (F Eur)
  30. Yakovlev, G. P. et al. Legumes of Northern Eurasia. 1996 (Leg NEurasia)
  31. Zohary, M. & N. Feinbrun-Dothan Flora palaestina. (F Palest)

Check other web resources for Medicago laciniata (L.) Mill. :

  • Flora Europaea: Database of European Plants (ESFEDS)
  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • SIBIS: South African National Biodiversity Institute's (SANBI) Integrated Biodiversity System
  • 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.

Images:

  • Fruit: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

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=23607. Accessed 21 October 2018.