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Taxon: Trigonella foenum-graecum L.

 
Genus: Trigonella
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
Subfamily: Faboideae
Tribe: Trifolieae
Nomen number: 40421
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:777. 1753
Link to protologue: https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/358798
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 02-Sep-1987 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 267 (200 active, 192 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Animal food: fodder
  • Food additives:
  • Human food: vegetable
  • Materials:
  • Medicines: folklore; folklore; folklore

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • CAUCASUS: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Russian Federation [Dagestan]
    • MIDDLE ASIA: Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan

    Europe
    • EASTERN EUROPE: Estonia, Lithuania, Moldova, Ukraine


    Cultivated (also cult.)

    Naturalized (natzd. elsewhere)

References:

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  5. Dangi, R. et al. 2016. Molecular phylogenetics and systematics of Trigonella L. (Fabaceae) based on nuclear ribosomal ITS and chloroplast trnL intron sequences. Genet. Resources Crop Evol. 63:79-96.
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Check other web resources for Trigonella foenum-graecum L. :

  • Flora Europaea: Database of European Plants (ESFEDS)
  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • 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.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=40421. Accessed 19 August 2019.