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:
Typification:
Name Verified on: 02-Sep-1987 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 19-Apr-2000
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6)
Accessions: 200 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Food additives: flavoring ()
  • Human food: pulse ()
  • Human food: vegetable ()
  • Animal food: fodder ()
  • Materials: essential oils (used in perfumery)
  • Medicines: folklore ()
  • Medicines: folklore ()
  • Medicines: 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)

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Check other web resources for Trigonella foenum-graecum L. :


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=40421. Accessed 17 June 2018.