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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.
Accessions: 30 (19 active, 16 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

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

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). URL: http://www.agroatlas.ru/en/content/related/Medicago_radiata/ target='_blank'
  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. 1965-1988. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands.
  4. Greuter, W. et al., eds. 1984-. Med-Checklist.
  5. Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. 1934-1964. Flora SSSR. Note: = Trigonella radiata (L.) Boiss.
  6. Lesins, K. A. & I. Lesins. 1979. Genus Medicago (Leguminosae). A taxogenetic study 81.
  7. Mouterde, P. 1966-. Nouvelle flore du Liban et de la Syrie.
  8. Rechinger, K. H., ed. 1963-. Flora iranica.
  9. Small, E. & M. Jomphe. 1989. A synopsis of the genus Medicago (Leguminosae). Canad. J. Bot. 67:3273.
  10. 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.
  11. Small, E. 1981. A numerical analysis of major groupings in Medicago employing traditionally used characters. Canad. J. Bot. 59:1555.
  12. Townsend, C. C. & E. Guest. 1966-. Flora of Iraq.
  13. Yakovlev, G. P. et al. 1996. Legumes of Northern Eurasia Note: = Radiata glabra Ovcz. et al.
  14. Zohary, M. & N. Feinbrun-Dothan. 1966-. Flora palaestina.

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. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=23666. Accessed 21 October 2019.