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Taxon: Medicago prostrata Jacq.

 
Genus: Medicago
Section: Medicago
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
Subfamily: Faboideae
Tribe: Trifolieae
Nomen number: 23664
Place of publication: Hort. bot. vindob. 1:39, t. 89. 1771
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 10-Jun-1987 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 02-Oct-2017
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6)
Accessions: 19 (17 active, 8 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Europe
    • MIDDLE EUROPE: Austria (e.), Czech Republic, Hungary, Slovakia
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Greece, Italy (n. & c.), Romania


    Naturalized

    Africa
    • WESTERN INDIAN OCEAN: Mauritius


References:

  1. Lesins, K. A. & I. Lesins 1979. Genus Medicago (Leguminosae). A taxogenetic study. 1979 (Gen Medicago) 113.
  2. Pignatti, S. Flora d'Italia. (F Ital)
  3. Small, E. 1981. A numerical analysis of major groupings in Medicago employing traditionally used characters Canad. J. Bot. 59:1555.
  4. Small, E. Alfalfa and relatives: evolution and classification of Medicago. 2011 (Evol Class Medicago)
  5. Small, E. & M. Jomphe 1989. A synopsis of the genus Medicago (Leguminosae) Canad. J. Bot. 67:3268.
  6. 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.
  7. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea. (F Eur)

Check other web resources for Medicago prostrata Jacq. :

  • 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=23664. Accessed 15 November 2018.