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Taxon: Medicago radiata L.

 
Genus: Medicago
Section: Hymenocarpos
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
Subfamily: Faboideae
Tribe: Trifolieae
Nomen number: 23666
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:778. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
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: 30 (19 active, 17 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Synonyms:

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • WESTERN ASIA: Afghanistan, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, Turkey
    • CAUCASUS: Armenia, Azerbaijan
    • MIDDLE ASIA: Turkmenistan (possibly), Uzbekistan (possibly)


    Adventive

    Europe
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: France


References:

  1. Afonin, A. N., S. L. Greene, N. I. Dzyubenko, & A. N. Frolov, eds. Interactive agricultural ecological atlas of Russia and neighboring countries. Economic plants and their diseases, pests and weeds (on-line resource). (AgroAtlas)
  2. Baum, B. R. 1968. A clarification of the generic limits of Trigonella and Medicago Canad. J. Bot. 46:747.
  3. Davis, P. H., ed. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands. (F Turk)
  4. Greuter, W. et al., eds. Med-Checklist. (L Medit)
  5. Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. Flora SSSR. (F USSR)
  6. Lesins, K. A. & I. Lesins 1979. Genus Medicago (Leguminosae). A taxogenetic study. 1979 (Gen Medicago) 81.
  7. Mouterde, P. Nouvelle flore du Liban et de la Syrie. (F Liban)
  8. Rechinger, K. H., ed. Flora iranica. (F Iran)
  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. 67:3273.
  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. Townsend, C. C. & E. Guest Flora of Iraq. (F Iraq)
  13. Yakovlev, G. P. et al. Legumes of Northern Eurasia. 1996 (Leg NEurasia)
  14. Zohary, M. & N. Feinbrun-Dothan Flora palaestina. (F Palest)

Check other web resources for Medicago radiata L. :

  • 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=23666. Accessed 12 December 2018.