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Taxon: Medicago scutellata (L.) Mill.

Genus: Medicago section: Spirocarpos subsection: Rotatae
Family: Fabaceae (alt. Leguminosae) subfamily: Faboideae tribe: Trifolieae. Also placed in: Papilionaceae
Nomen number: 23686
Place of publication: Gard. dict. ed. 8: Medicago no. 2. 1768
Name verified on: 10-Jun-1987 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 26-Jul-2004
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6).
Accessions: 96 in National Plant Germplasm System.
  • all available ) NPGS accessions. or .
  • all available ) NPGS accessions by country.
  • only available ) NPGS core subset accessions for the crop ‘MEDIC’ ) or .
  • Check PlantSearch database of Botanic Gardens Conservation International for possible non-NPGS germplasm.


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Distributional range:

      Native:
  • AFRICA
    Northern Africa: Algeria; Morocco; Tunisia
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Western Asia: Cyprus; Israel; Lebanon; Syria; Turkey [w. & s.]
  • EUROPE
    East Europe: Ukraine [s. & Krym (natzd.?)]
    Southeastern Europe: Former Yugoslavia; Greece [incl. Crete]; Italy [incl. Sardinia, Sicily]
    Southwestern Europe: France [incl. Corsica]; Portugal; Spain [incl. Baleares]

      Naturalized:
  • AUSTRALASIA
    Australia: Australia
  • EUROPE
    Middle Europe: Austria
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Southern South America: Uruguay [s.]

      Adventive:
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Southern South America: Argentina - Buenos Aires

      Cultivated:
  • also cultivated

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Check other web resources for Medicago scutellata (L.) Mill.:

  • Flora Europaea: Database of European Plants (ESFEDS)
  • Flora del Conosur: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Conosur
  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • 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:

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  • Check PlantSystematics.org 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: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?23686 (30 October 2014)

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