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Taxon: Medicago glutinosa M. Bieb. subsp. praefalcata Sinskaya

Synonym of Medicago sativa L. nothosubsp. varia (Martyn) Arcang.

Genus: Medicago
Section: Medicago
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
Subfamily: Faboideae
Tribe: Trifolieae
Nomen number: 311874
Place of publication: Trudy Prikl. Bot. 28(3):11-47. 1948
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 15-Feb-1989 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System


  1. Gunn, C. R. et al. 1978. Classification of Medicago sativa L. using legume characters and flower colors. Techn. Bull. U.S.D.A. 1574:10. Note: = Medicago sativa subsp. praefalcata (Sinsk.) C. R. Gunn
  2. Small, E. 1986. Taxonomy of glandular wild alfalfa (Medicago sativa). Canad. J. Bot. 64:2127. Note: result of introgression between subspp. falcata × sativa

Check other web resources for Medicago glutinosa M. Bieb. subsp. praefalcata Sinskaya :

  • 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. 2020. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=311874. Accessed 24 May 2020.