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Taxon: Bituminaria bituminosa (L.) C. H. Stirt.

 
Genus: Bituminaria
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
Subfamily: Faboideae
Tribe: Psoraleeae
Nomen number: 312055
Place of publication: Bothalia 13:318. 1981
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 28-Oct-1988 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 28-Mar-2018
Species priority site is: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA (S9)
Accessions: 35 (16 active, 16 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Animal food: potential as forage
  • Environmental: ornamental

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • MACARONESIA: Portugal, [Madeira Islands] Spain [Canary Islands]
    • NORTHERN AFRICA: Algeria (n.), Libya (n.), Morocco, Tunisia

    Asia-Temperate
    • WESTERN ASIA: Cyprus, Egypt, [Sinai] Israel, Jordan (w.), Lebanon, Syria (w.), Turkey
    • CAUCASUS: Georgia, Russian Federation-Ciscaucasia [Ciscaucasia]

    Europe
    • EASTERN EUROPE: Ukraine (incl. Krym)
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Albania, Bulgaria, Former Yugoslavia, Greece (incl. Crete), Italy (incl. Sardinia, Sicily), Romania
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: France (s. & Corsica), Portugal, Spain (incl. Baleares)


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Davis, P. H., ed. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands. (F Turk)
  2. Euro+Med Editorial Committee Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource). (EuroMed Plantbase)
  3. Izquierdo Z., I. et al., eds. Lista de especies silvestres de Canarias: hongos, plantas y animales terrestres. 2004 (L Canarias)
  4. Kirkbride, J. H., Jr. et al. 1996. A newsletter to promote communication amoung research scientists concerned with the systematics of Leguminosae/Fabaceae Bean Bag 44:5.
  5. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  6. Lock, J. M. Legumes of Africa: a checklist. 1989 (Leg Africa)
  7. Stirton, C. H. 1981. Tribe 11. Psoraleeae (Benth.) Rydb. (Adv Leg Syst) 1:342.

Check other web resources for Bituminaria bituminosa (L.) C. H. Stirt. :

  • 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:

  • Fruit: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • 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=312055. Accessed 18 November 2018.