Genus: Medicago L.

 
Family: Fabaceae
Subfamily: Faboideae
Tribe: Trifolieae
Alternate family(ies): Papilionaceae
Common names: medic, medick
Genus number: 7365
Last updated: 31-Jul-2018
Accession Count: 191 (82 active, 45 available) in National Plant Germplasm System
Comments: conserved (nom. cons.) with a conserved type (Shenzhen ICN Art. 14.9 & App. III)\; all accepted species are in GRIN

List of Species Records in GRIN

References for genus:

  • Bena, G. 2001. Molecular phylogeny supports the morphologically based taxonomic transfer of the "medicagoid" Trigonella species to the genus Medicago L.. Pl. Syst. Evol. 229:217-236.
  • Lewis, G. et al., eds. Legumes of the world. (Leg World) 503.
  • Small, E. & M. Jomphe 1989. A synopsis of the genus Medicago (Leguminosae). Canad. J. Bot. 67:3260-3294.
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Check Index Nomninum Genericorum for Medicago
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/taxonomygenus.aspx?id=7365. Accessed 12 November 2018.