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Taxon: Melilotus altissimus Thuill.

 
Genus: Melilotus
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
Subfamily: Faboideae
Tribe: Trifolieae
Nomen number: 23991
Place of publication: Fl. env. Paris ed. 2:378. 1799 "altissima"
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 25-Aug-1989 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 14-Jan-2006
Species priority site is: North Central Regional PI Station (NC7)
Accessions: 21 (13 active, 10 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Animal food: potential as forage
  • Food additives:
  • Human food:
  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Europe
    • NORTHERN EUROPE: Denmark, Norway, Sweden
    • MIDDLE EUROPE: Austria, Belgium, Czechoslovakia, Germany, Hungary, Netherlands, Poland, Switzerland
    • EASTERN EUROPE: Moldova, Russian Federation-European part, [European part] Ukraine
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Albania, Former Yugoslavia, Greece, Italy, Romania
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: France, Spain


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. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  3. Cooper, M. R. & A. W. Johnson Poisonous plants and fungi in Britain: animal and human poisoning. 1998 (Cooper & Johnson ed2)
  4. Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage. 1984 (Zander ed13)
  5. Greuter, W. et al., eds. Med-Checklist. (L Medit)
  6. Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. Flora SSSR. (F USSR)
  7. Markle, G. M. et al., eds. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2. 1998 (Food Feed Crops US)
  8. Pignatti, S. Flora d'Italia. (F Ital)
  9. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  10. Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  11. Sales, F. & I. C. Hedge 1993. Melilotus Miller (Leguminosae): typification and nomenclature Anales Jard. Bot. Madrid 51:172.
  12. Sinskaya, E. N., ed. 1950. Perennial leguminous plants. Part I. Medic, sweetclover, fenugreek Kul't. Flora SSSR 13(1):422-423.
  13. Smythies, B. E. Flora of Spain and the Balearic Islands: checklist of vascular plants. Englera 3:1-882. (L Spain)
  14. Stace, C. New flora of the British Isles. (F BritStace)
  15. Stevenson, G. A. 1969. An agronomic and taxonomic review of the genus Melilotus Mill. Canad. J. Pl. Sci. 49:7.
  16. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea. (F Eur)
  17. Uphof, J. C. T. Dictionary of economic plants, ed. 2. (Dict Econ Pl)
  18. Voronchikhin, V. V. & N. A. Basilevskaya 1974. Opredelenie sornykh vidov roda Melilotus Adans. po plodam i semenam. (Identification of weed plants from the genus Melilotus Adans. with the help of their pods and seeds) Vestn. Moskovsk. Univ., Ser. 6, Biol. 29:35.

Check other web resources for Melilotus altissimus Thuill. :

  • Flora Europaea: Database of European Plants (ESFEDS)
  • ILDIS: International Legume Database & Information Service
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • 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:

  • Seed: 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=23991. Accessed 18 December 2018.