Taxon: Scorpiurus muricatus L.

 
Genus: Scorpiurus
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
  Subfamily: Papilionoideae
      Tribe: Loteae
Nomen number: 33405
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:745. 1753 "muricata"
Name Verified on: 03-Oct-1989 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 25-Feb-2002
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6)
Accessions: 48 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

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Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Africa

    • Northeast Tropical Africa: Ethiopia
    • Northern Africa: Algeria; Egypt; Libya; Morocco; Tunisia
  • Asia-Temperate

    • Western Asia: Cyprus; Iran; Iraq; Israel; Jordan; Lebanon; Syria; Turkey
  • Europe

    • Eastern Europe: Ukraine - Krym
    • Southeastern Europe: Albania; Bulgaria; Former Yugoslavia; Greece; Italy
    • Southwestern Europe: France; Portugal; Spain

References:

  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  • Ali, S. I. & S. M. H. Jafri, eds. Flora of Libya. 1976- (F Libya)
  • Botanical Society of the British Isles BSBI taxon database (on-line resource). (BSBI)
  • Davis, P. H., ed. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands. 1965-1988 (F Turk)
  • Dominguez, E. & E. F. Galiano 1974. Revisión del género Scorpiurus L. 2. Parte sistemática (Lagascalia) 4:267.
  • Heyn, C. C. & V. Raviv 1966. Experimental taxonomie studies in the genus Scorpiurus (Papilionaceae). Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 93:259-267.
  • Integrated Botanical Information System (IBIS) Australian plant common name database (on-line resource). (Aust Pl Common Names)
  • Jordanov, D. et al., eds. Flora na narodna republika Balgarija. 1963-1982 (F Bulg)
  • Kunkel, G. Plants for human consumption. 1984 (L Edible Pl)
  • Lock, J. M. Legumes of Africa: a checklist. 1989 (Leg Africa)
  • Pignatti, S. Flora d'Italia. 1982 (F Ital)
  • Pottier-Alapetite, G. Flore de la Tunisie: Angiospermes-Dicotyledones. 1979-1981 (F Tunis)
  • Smythies, B. E. Flora of Spain and the Balearic Islands: checklist of vascular plants. Englera 3:1-882. 1984-1986 (L Spain)
  • Thulin, M. Leguminosae of Ethiopia. Opera Bot. 68:1-223. 1983 (Leg Ethiop)
  • Townsend, C. C. & E. Guest Flora of Iraq. 1966- (F Iraq)
  • Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea. 1964-1980 (F Eur)

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