Taxon: Trigonella corniculata (L.) L.

 
Genus: Trigonella
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
  Subfamily: Papilionoideae
      Tribe: Trifolieae
Nomen number: 40416
Place of publication: Syst. nat. ed. 10, 2:1180. 1759
Name Verified on: 02-Sep-1987 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 12-Sep-2005
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6)
Accessions: 18 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • sickle-fruit fenugreek  (Source: BSBI) - English

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: vegetable (fide L Edible Pl)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Asia-Temperate

    • Western Asia: Israel; Turkey
  • Asia-Tropical

    • Indian Subcontinent: India; Nepal; Pakistan
  • Europe

    • Southeastern Europe: Albania; Bulgaria; Former Yugoslavia; Greece; Italy
    • Southwestern Europe: France; Spain

References:

  • Botanical Society of the British Isles BSBI taxon database (on-line resource). (BSBI)
  • Cristurean, I. 1972. Species of the genus Trigonella L. in the flora of India Rev. Roumaine Biol., Sér. Bot. 17:73.
  • Davis, P. H., ed. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands. 1965-1988 (F Turk)
  • Hara, H. et al. An enumeration of the flowering plants of Nepal. 1978-1982 (L Nepal)
  • Kunkel, G. Plants for human consumption. 1984 (L Edible Pl)
  • Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. Flora of [West] Pakistan. 1970- (F Pak)
  • Pignatti, S. Flora d'Italia. 1982 (F Ital)
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  • Small, E. et al. 1981. The taxonomic value of floral characters in tribe Trigonelleae (Leguminosae), with special reference to Medicago Canad. J. Bot. 59:1581.
  • Smythies, B. E. Flora of Spain and the Balearic Islands: checklist of vascular plants. Englera 3:1-882. 1984-1986 (L Spain)
  • Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea. 1964-1980 (F Eur)
  • Zohary, M. & N. Feinbrun-Dothan Flora palaestina. 1966- (F Palest)

Synonyms:

Check other web resources for Trigonella corniculata (L.) L. :

  • 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.

Images:

  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image