Genus: Pseudomelissitus Ovcz. et al.

Synonym of: Medicago L.

Family: Fabaceae
Subfamily: Faboideae
Tribe: Trifolieae
Alternate family(ies): Papilionaceae
Genus number: 16131
Last updated: 31-Jul-2018
Accession Count: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System
Comments: an illegitimate, superfluous name (Shenzhen ICN Art. 52) for Radiata Medik.

List of Species Records in GRIN


  1. Small, E. 1987. Generic changes in Trifolieae subtribe Trigonellinae. Advances in legume systematics. 3:178. Note: cites type species
  2. Soják, J. & Z. Pouzar. 1984. (751) Proposal to conserve Medicago L. with M. sativa L. as its type (Fabaceae). Taxon 33:519-521.

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Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2020. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: Accessed 31 March 2020.