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Taxon: Medicago rotata Boiss.

 
Genus: Medicago
Section: Spirocarpos
Subsection: Rotatae
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
Subfamily: Faboideae
Tribe: Trifolieae
Nomen number: 23673
Place of publication: Diagn. pl. orient. ser. 1, 2:24. 1843
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 10-Jun-1987 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 33 (30 active, 28 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: Cyprus, Iraq (n.), Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, Turkey


    Naturalized

    Africa
    • NORTHERN AFRICA: Morocco


References:

  1. Davis, P. H., ed. 1965-1988. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands.
  2. Greuter, W. et al., eds. 1984-. Med-Checklist.
  3. Heyn, C. C. 1963. The annual species of Medicago. Scripta Hierosolymitana 12:48.
  4. Lesins, K. A. & I. Lesins. 1979. Genus Medicago (Leguminosae). A taxogenetic study 143.
  5. Mouterde, P. 1966-. Nouvelle flore du Liban et de la Syrie.
  6. Small, E. & M. Jomphe. 1989. A synopsis of the genus Medicago (Leguminosae). Canad. J. Bot. 67:3271.
  7. 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.
  8. Small, E. 1981. A numerical analysis of major groupings in Medicago employing traditionally used characters. Canad. J. Bot. 59:1555.
  9. Small, E. 1994. Additional clarification of the Medicago blancheana-bonarotiana-rotata complex. Canad. J. Bot. 72:829-831.
  10. Small, E. 2011. Alfalfa and relatives: evolution and classification of Medicago NRC Research Press, Ottawa, Canada.
  11. Townsend, C. C. & E. Guest. 1966-. Flora of Iraq.
  12. Zohary, M. & N. Feinbrun-Dothan. 1966-. Flora palaestina.

Check other web resources for Medicago rotata Boiss. :

  • 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=23673. Accessed 21 October 2019.