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Taxon: Medicago monspeliaca (L.) Trautv.

 
Genus: Medicago
Section: Buceras
Subsection: Reflexae
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
Subfamily: Faboideae
Tribe: Trifolieae
Nomen number: 313439
Place of publication: Bull. Sci. Acad. Imp. Sci. Saint-Pétersbourg 8:272. 1841
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 28-Oct-1988 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 02-Oct-2017
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6)
Accessions: 21 (18 active, 16 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Synonyms:

Common names:

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHERN AFRICA: Algeria, Egypt (n.), Libya (n. (possibly)), Morocco, Tunisia

    Asia-Temperate
    • WESTERN ASIA: Cyprus, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, Turkey
    • CAUCASUS: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Russian Federation-Ciscaucasia [Ciscaucasia]
    • MIDDLE ASIA: Turkmenistan

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: Pakistan

    Europe
    • MIDDLE EUROPE: Austria, Belgium, Czechoslovakia, Hungary, Switzerland
    • EASTERN EUROPE: Moldova, Ukraine (s. & Krym)
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Albania, Bulgaria, Former Yugoslavia, Greece (incl. Crete), Italy (incl. Sardinia, Sicily), Romania
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: France (incl. Corsica), Portugal, Spain (incl. 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. Greuter, W. et al., eds. Med-Checklist. (L Medit)
  3. Kumar, S & P. V. Sane Legumes of South Asia: a checklist. (Leg SAsia)
  4. Small, E. & M. Jomphe 1989. A synopsis of the genus Medicago (Leguminosae) Canad. J. Bot. 67:3275.
  5. Small, E. et al. 1987. An expanded circumscription of Medicago (Leguminosae, Trifolieae) based on explosive flower tripping (Willdenowia) 16:434.

Check other web resources for Medicago monspeliaca (L.) Trautv. :

  • 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:

  • 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=313439. Accessed 15 November 2018.