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Taxon: Medicago turbinata (L.) All.

 
Genus: Medicago
Section: Spirocarpos
Subsection: Pachyspireae
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
Subfamily: Faboideae
Tribe: Trifolieae
Nomen number: 23713
Place of publication: Fl. pedem. 1:315. 1785
Link to protologue:
Comment: non Medicago turbinata auct. (= M. doliata var. doliata)
Name Verified on: 23-Feb-1989 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 02-Oct-2017
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6)
Accessions: 118 (87 active, 119 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHERN AFRICA: Algeria (n.?), Egypt (n. (rare)), Libya (n.e.), Morocco (rare), Tunisia (rare)

    Asia-Temperate
    • WESTERN ASIA: Cyprus, Iraq (w.), Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, Turkey (w. & s.)

    Europe
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Bulgaria, Former Yugoslavia, Greece (incl. Crete), Italy (incl. Sardinia, Sicily)
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: France (incl. Corsica), Portugal, Spain (Catalonia, Baleares)


References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  2. Ali, S. I. & S. M. H. Jafri, eds. Flora of Libya. (F Libya)
  3. Davis, P. H., ed. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands. (F Turk)
  4. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  5. Greuter, W. et al., eds. Med-Checklist. (L Medit)
  6. Heyn, C. C. 1963. The annual species of Medicago Scripta Hierosolymitana 12:116.
  7. Lesins, K. A. & I. Lesins 1979. Genus Medicago (Leguminosae). A taxogenetic study. 1979 (Gen Medicago) 179.
  8. Lock, J. M. Legumes of Africa: a checklist. 1989 (Leg Africa)
  9. Meikle, R. D. Flora of Cyprus. (F Cyprus)
  10. Pignatti, S. Flora d'Italia. (F Ital)
  11. Small, E. 1981. A numerical analysis of major groupings in Medicago employing traditionally used characters Canad. J. Bot. 59:1555.
  12. Small, E. & M. Jomphe 1989. A synopsis of the genus Medicago (Leguminosae) Canad. J. Bot. 67:3270.
  13. Small, E. et al. 1981. The taxonomic value of floral characters in tribe Trigonelleae (Leguminosae), with special reference to Medicago Canad. J. Bot. 59:1581.
  14. Smythies, B. E. Flora of Spain and the Balearic Islands: checklist of vascular plants. Englera 3:1-882. (L Spain)
  15. Täckholm, V. Students' flora of Egypt, ed. 2. (SF Egypt)
  16. Townsend, C. C. & E. Guest Flora of Iraq. (F Iraq)
  17. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea. (F Eur)

Check other web resources for Medicago turbinata (L.) All. :

  • 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.

Images:

  • Fruit: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

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=23713. Accessed 15 December 2018.