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Taxon: Alhagi graecorum Boiss.

 
Genus: Alhagi
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
Subfamily: Faboideae
Tribe: Hedysareae
Nomen number: 411201
Place of publication: Diagn. pl. orient. ser. 1, 9:114. 1849
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 24-Jun-1998 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 10-Jul-2001
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: sugar (source of manna fide F Iraq; Leg WAsia)
  • Medicines: folklore

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHERN AFRICA: Algeria, Egypt, Libya
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Chad, Sudan

    Asia-Temperate
    • ARABIAN PENINSULA: Bahrain, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia
    • WESTERN ASIA: Cyprus, Egypt, [Sinai] Iran, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, Turkey

    Europe
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Greece


References:

  1. Awmack, C. S. & J. M. Lock 2002. The genus Alhagi (Leguminosae: Papilionoideae) in the Middle East Kew Bull. 57:441.
  2. Chaudhary, S. A. Weeds of Saudi Arabia and the Arabian Peninsula. (Weeds Saudi Arabia)
  3. Davis, P. H., ed. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands. (F Turk)
  4. Greuter, W. et al., eds. Med-Checklist. (L Medit)
  5. Lock, J. M. Legumes of Africa: a checklist. 1989 (Leg Africa)
  6. Lock, J. M. & K. Simpson Legumes of West Asia: a checklist. 1991 (Leg WAsia)
  7. Meikle, R. D. Flora of Cyprus. (F Cyprus)
  8. Townsend, C. C. & E. Guest Flora of Iraq. (F Iraq)
  9. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea. (F Eur)

Check other web resources for Alhagi graecorum Boiss. :

  • 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.
  • 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=411201. Accessed 21 April 2019.