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Taxon: Lupinus albus L.

Genus: Lupinus
Family: Fabaceae (alt. Leguminosae) subfamily: Faboideae tribe: Genisteae. Also placed in: Papilionaceae
Nomen number: 22802
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:721. 1753
Typification: View record from Linnaean Plant Name Typification Project of the Natural History Museum of London.
Name verified on: 08-May-1987 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 19-Apr-2000
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6).
Accessions: 402 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.

See also subordinate taxa:

Common names:

  • European white lupin   (Source: Lupins Crop Pl ) – English
  • Mediterranean white lupin   (Source: Aust Pl Common Names ) – English
  • white lupin   (Source: BSBI ) – English
  • white lupine   (Source: World Econ Pl ) – English
  • lupin blanc   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – French
  • lupin blanc   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – French   [Lupinus albus var. albus]
  • weiße Lupine   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – German
  • weiße Lupine   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – German   [Lupinus albus var. albus]
  • lupino bianco   (Source: Mult Glossary Crops ) – Italian
  • tremoçeiro-branco   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – Portuguese
  • tremoçeiro-branco   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – Portuguese   [Lupinus albus var. albus]
  • altramuz blanco   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – Spanish
  • altramuz blanco   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – Spanish   [Lupinus albus var. albus]
  • vitlupin   (Source: Vara kulturvaxt namn ) – Swedish

Economic importance:


Distributional range:

    Western Asia: Turkey [w.]
    Southeastern Europe: Albania; Bulgaria; Former Yugoslavia; Greece [incl. Crete]

  • widely cultivated




Check other web resources for Lupinus albus L.:

  • Flora Europaea: Database of European Plants (ESFEDS)
  • ILDIS: International Legume Database and Information Service
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Database 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.

Images or nodulation data:

  • Check for additional images
  • Google Images Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

Abbreviations & symbols in GRIN Taxonomy

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Cite as:
USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: (17 April 2014)

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