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Taxon: Medicago polymorpha L. var. brevispina (Benth.) Heyn

 
Genus: Medicago
Section: Spirocarpos
Subsection: Leptospireae
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
Subfamily: Faboideae
Tribe: Trifolieae
Nomen number: 23647
Place of publication: Scripta Hierosolymitana 12:77. 1963
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 22-May-1987 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 56 (35 active, 35 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Distributional Range:

    Native (Mediterranean region to s.w. Asia)

    Naturalized

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia

    Southern America
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Bolivia
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Argentina (c.), Uruguay (s.)


References:

  1. Hnatiuk, R. J. 1990. Census of Australian vascular plants. Australian Flora and Fauna Series No. 11.
  2. Instituto de Botánica Darwinion. 2008. Flora del Conosur. Catálogo de las plantas vasculares.
  3. Rechinger, K. H., ed. 1963-. Flora iranica.
  4. Stirton, C. H. 1982. The genus Medicago (Leguminosae) in southern Africa. Bothalia 14:31.
  5. Townsend, C. C. & E. Guest. 1966-. Flora of Iraq.
  6. Zohary, M. & N. Feinbrun-Dothan. 1966-. Flora palaestina.
  7. Zuloaga, F. O. & O. Morrone, eds. 1996, 1999. Catálogo de las plantas vasculares de la República Argentina. I. Pteridophyta, Gymnospermae y Angiospermae (Monocotyledonae), II. Dicotyledonae. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 60, 74.

Check other web resources for Medicago polymorpha L. var. brevispina (Benth.) Heyn :

  • Flora del Conosur: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Conosur
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • 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
  • Fruit: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Fruit: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=23647. Accessed 17 September 2019.