Taxon: Trigonella corniculata (L.) L.

 
Genus: Trigonella
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
Subfamily: Faboideae
Tribe: Trifolieae
Nomen number: 40416
Place of publication: Syst. nat. ed. 10, 2:1180. 1759
Link to protologue:
Typification:
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: 9 in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

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

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: vegetable ()

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • WESTERN ASIA: Israel, Turkey (n. (introd.?))

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India (Himalayan region), Nepal, Pakistan (Kashmir)

    Europe
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Albania, Bulgaria, Former Yugoslavia, Greece, Italy (incl. Sicily)
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: France, Spain (Cuenca Prov.)


References:

  1. Botanical Society of the British Isles BSBI taxon database (on-line resource). (BSBI)
  2. Cristurean, I. 1972. Species of the genus Trigonella L. in the flora of India Rev. Roumaine Biol., Sér. Bot. 17:73.
  3. Davis, P. H., ed. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands. (F Turk)
  4. Hara, H. et al. An enumeration of the flowering plants of Nepal. (L Nepal)
  5. Kunkel, G. Plants for human consumption. 1984 (L Edible Pl)
  6. Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. Flora of [West] Pakistan. (F Pak)
  7. Pignatti, S. Flora d'Italia. (F Ital)
  8. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  9. 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.
  10. Smythies, B. E. Flora of Spain and the Balearic Islands: checklist of vascular plants. Englera 3:1-882. (L Spain)
  11. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea. (F Eur)
  12. Zohary, M. & N. Feinbrun-Dothan Flora palaestina. (F Palest)

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

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=40416. Accessed 22 April 2018.