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Taxon: Lathyrus aphaca L.

Genus: Lathyrus
Family: Fabaceae (alt. Leguminosae) subfamily: Faboideae tribe: Fabeae. Also placed in: Papilionaceae
Nomen number: 21544
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:729. 1753
Typification: View record from Linnaean Plant Name Typification Project of the Natural History Museum of London.
Name verified on: 28-Oct-1988 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 19-Apr-2000
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6).
Accessions: 40 in National Plant Germplasm System.
  • all available ) NPGS accessions. or .
  • all available ) NPGS accessions by country.
  • Check PlantSearch database of Botanic Gardens Conservation International for possible non-NPGS germplasm.


Common names:

  • yellow vetchling   (Source: Pl Book ) – English
  • gesse sans feuilles   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – French
  • Rankenplatterbse   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – German
  • chícharo-amarelo   (Source: D. Groth, p.c. 2005) – Portuguese (Brazil)
  • ervilha-olho-de-boneca   (Source: D. Groth, p.c. 2005) – Portuguese (Brazil)
  • afaca   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – Spanish
  • alverja silvestre   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – Spanish
  • spjutvial   (Source: Vara kulturvaxt namn ) – Swedish
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Economic importance:

  • Weed: potential seed contaminant   (fide Geigy Weed Tables. 1968)
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Distributional range:

      Native:
  • AFRICA
    Macaronesia: Portugal - Madeira Islands; Spain - Canary Islands
    Northern Africa: Algeria; Egypt; Libya; Morocco; Tunisia
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Western Asia: Afghanistan; Cyprus; Egypt - Sinai; Iran; Iraq; Israel; Jordan; Lebanon; Syria; Turkey
    Caucasus: Armenia; Azerbaijan; Georgia; Russian Federation - Ciscaucasia, Dagestan
    Middle Asia: Kazakhstan; Kyrgyzstan; Tajikistan; Turkmenistan; Uzbekistan
  • ASIA-TROPICAL
    Indian Subcontinent: India; Nepal; Pakistan
  • EUROPE
    East Europe: Latvia; Moldova; Russian Federation - European part; Ukraine [incl. Krym]
    Southeastern Europe: Albania; Bulgaria; Former Yugoslavia; Greece [incl. Crete]; Italy [incl. Sardinia, Sicily]
    Southwestern Europe: France [incl. Corsica]; Portugal; Spain [incl. Baleares]

      Naturalized:
  • AFRICA
    Northeast Tropical Africa: Eritrea
    Western Indian Ocean: Mauritius
  • ASIA-TROPICAL
    Indian Subcontinent: Bhutan
  • EUROPE
    Middle Europe: Austria; Hungary
    Southeastern Europe: Romania
  • NORTHERN AMERICA
    United States

References:

  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman & M. Hjertson. 2009. Våra kulturväxters namn - ursprung och användning. Formas, Stockholm (Handbook on Swedish cultivated and utility plants, their names and origin).
  • Ali, S. I. & S. M. H. Jafri, eds. 1976–. Flora of Libya.
  • Allkin, R. et al. 1986. Names and synonyms of species and subspecies in the Vicieae: issue 3. In: Bisby, F. A. et al., Vicieae Database Project 7:30.
  • Bosser, J. M. et al., eds. 1976–. Flores des Mascareignes.
  • CIBA-GEIGY, Basel, Switzerland. 1974. The CIBA-GEIGY Weed Tables.
  • Davis, P. H., ed. 1965–1988. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands.
  • Eriksson, O. et al. 1979. Flora of Macaronesia: checklist of vascular plants, ed. 2.
  • Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. [re. Brazilian common names].
  • Hara, H. et al. 1978–1982. An enumeration of the flowering plants of Nepal.
  • Hedberg, I. & S. Edwards. 1989–. Flora of Ethiopia. (and Eritrea. 2000)
  • Hitchcock, C. L. 1952. A revision of the North American species of Lathyrus. Univ. Wash. Publ. Biol. 15:9.
  • Isely, D. 1998. Native and naturalized Leguminosae (Fabaceae) of the United States (exclusive of Alaska and Hawaii).
  • Izquierdo Z., I. et al., eds. 2004. Lista de especies silvestres de Canarias: hongos, plantas y animales terrestres.
  • Jahandiez, E. & R. Maire. 1931–1941. Catalogue des plantes du Maroc.
  • Kartesz, J. T. 1994. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland.
  • Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. 1934–1964. Flora SSSR.
  • Kumar, S & P. V. Sane. 2003. Legumes of South Asia: a checklist.
  • Mabberley, D. J. 1997. The plant-book: a portable dictionary of the vascular plants, ed. 2.
  • Mansfeld, R. 1959. Die Kulturpflanze, Beiheft 2.
  • Meikle, R. D. 1977–1985. Flora of Cyprus.
  • Mouterde, P. 1966–. Nouvelle flore du Liban et de la Syrie.
  • Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. 1970–. Flora of [West] Pakistan.
  • Pignatti, S. 1982. Flora d'Italia.
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  • Pottier-Alapetite, G. 1979–1981. Flore de la Tunisie: Angiospermes-Dicotyledones.
  • Quézel, P. & S. Santa. 1962–1963. Nouvelle flore de l'Algerie.
  • Rechinger, K. H., ed. 1963–. Flora iranica.
  • Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants.
  • Smythies, B. E. 1984–1986. Flora of Spain and the Balearic Islands: checklist of vascular plants. Englera 3:1-882.
  • Täckholm, V. 1974. Students' flora of Egypt, ed. 2.
  • Thulin, M. 1983. Leguminosae of Ethiopia. Opera Bot. 68:1-223.
  • Townsend, C. C. & E. Guest. 1966–. Flora of Iraq.
  • Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. 1964–1980. Flora europaea.
  • Zohary, M. & N. Feinbrun-Dothan. 1966–. Flora palaestina.
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Images or nodulation data:

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