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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. Last Changed: 02-Oct-2017
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6)
Accessions: 33 (30 active, 31 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

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. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands. (F Turk)
  2. Greuter, W. et al., eds. Med-Checklist. (L Medit)
  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. 1979 (Gen Medicago) 143.
  5. Mouterde, P. Nouvelle flore du Liban et de la Syrie. (F Liban)
  6. Small, E. 1981. A numerical analysis of major groupings in Medicago employing traditionally used characters Canad. J. Bot. 59:1555.
  7. Small, E. 1994. Additional clarification of the Medicago blancheana-bonarotiana-rotata complex Canad. J. Bot. 72:829-831.
  8. Small, E. Alfalfa and relatives: evolution and classification of Medicago. 2011 (Evol Class Medicago)
  9. Small, E. & M. Jomphe 1989. A synopsis of the genus Medicago (Leguminosae) Canad. J. Bot. 67:3271.
  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. Townsend, C. C. & E. Guest Flora of Iraq. (F Iraq)
  12. Zohary, M. & N. Feinbrun-Dothan Flora palaestina. (F Palest)

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. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=23673. Accessed 17 October 2018.