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Taxon: Vicia benghalensis L.

 
Genus: Vicia
Subgenus: Vicilla
Section: Cracca
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
Subfamily: Faboideae
Tribe: Fabeae
Nomen number: 41464
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:736. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 28-Oct-1988 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 75 (40 active, 32 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Animal food: fodder
  • Environmental:
  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals (to livestock fide Enneking 30. 1995)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • MACARONESIA: Portugal, [Madeira Islands] Spain [Canary Islands]
    • NORTHERN AFRICA: Algeria, Morocco, Tunisia

    Europe
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Greece, Italy (incl. Sardinia, Sicily)
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: France (incl. Corsica), Portugal, Spain (incl. Baleares)


    Cultivated (also cult.)

    Naturalized

    Africa
    • MACARONESIA: Portugal [Azores]


References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  2. Allkin, R. et al. 1986. Names and synonyms of species and subspecies in the Vicieae: issue 3. Vicieae Database Project 7:48.
  3. Duke, J. A. 1981. Handbook of legumes of world economic importance
  4. Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage
  5. Enneking, D. 1995. The toxicity of Vicia species and their utilization as grain legumes. 4.
  6. Eriksson, O. et al. 1979. Flora of Macaronesia: checklist of vascular plants, ed. 2.
  7. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). URL: http://ecocrop.fao.org/ecocrop/srv/en/cropListDetails?code=&relation=beginsWith&name=Vicia+benghalensis&quantity=1 target='_blank'
  8. Francis, C. M. et al. 1999. When and where will vetches have an impact as grain legumes?. Curr. Pl. Sci. Biotech. Agric. 34:671-683. Note: Vicia benghalensis is one of five species of Vicia cultivated as hay crop
  9. Graham, E. H. 1941. Legumes for erosion control and wildlife. USDA Misc. Publ. 412. Note: = Vicia atropurpurea
  10. Hermann, F. J. 1960. Vetches of the United States - native, naturalized and cultivated. U.S.D.A. Agric. Handb. 168:75.
  11. Integrated Botanical Information System (IBIS). Australian plant common name database (on-line resource).
  12. International Seed Testing Association. 1982. A Multilingual Glossary of Common Plant-Names 1. Field crops, grasses and vegetables, ed. 2.
  13. Izquierdo Z., I. et al., eds. 2004. Lista de especies silvestres de Canarias: hongos, plantas y animales terrestres
  14. Jahandiez, E. & R. Maire. 1931-1941. Catalogue des plantes du Maroc.
  15. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  16. Mansfeld, R. 1959. Die Kulturpflanze, Beiheft 2.
  17. Markle, G. M. et al., eds. 1998. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2
  18. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  19. Pottier-Alapetite, G. 1979-1981. Flore de la Tunisie: Angiospermes-Dicotyledones.
  20. Quézel, P. & S. Santa. 1962-1963. Nouvelle flore de l'Algerie.
  21. Raveendar, S. et al. 2017. Comparative efficacy of four candidate DNA barcode regions for identification of Vicia species. Pl. Genet. Resources Charact. Util. 15:286-295. DOI: 10.1017/S1479262115000623 Note: it got positive results using all four DNA barcodes
  22. Raynaud, C. 1976. Monographie et iconographie du genre Vicia L. au Maroc. Bull. Inst. Sci. Univ. Mohammed V. 1:162.
  23. Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants
  24. Romero Zarco, C. 1998. Lectotipificación de Vicia amphicarpa L., V. benghalensis L. y V. sativa var. nigra L. (Leguminosae). Anales Jard. Bot. Madrid 56:178-179.
  25. Schaefer, H. et al. 2012. Systematics, biogeography, and character evolution of the legume tribe Fabeae with special focus on the middle-Atlantic island lineages. B. M. C. Evol. Biol. 12:250.
  26. Silva, L. et al. 2005. Listagem da fauna e flora terrestres dos Açores. Lista des plantas vasculares (Pteridophyta e Spermatophyta).
  27. Smythies, B. E. 1984-1986. Flora of Spain and the Balearic Islands: checklist of vascular plants. Englera 3:1-882.
  28. Sonnante, G. et al. 1997. Distribution of allozyme variation in Vicia benghalensis (Leguminosae) suggests the existence of two genepools. Pl. Syst. Evol. 207:99-110.
  29. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. 1964-1980. Flora europaea.
  30. University of California Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Program. UC SAREP on-line cover crop database (on-line resource).

Check other web resources for Vicia benghalensis 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.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Images:

  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

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=41464. Accessed 20 July 2019.