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Taxon: Medicago monantha (C. A. Mey.) Trautv.

Genus: Medicago section: Buceras subsection: Erectae
Family: Fabaceae (alt. Leguminosae) subfamily: Faboideae tribe: Trifolieae. Also placed in: Papilionaceae
Nomen number: 313440
Place of publication: Bull. Sci. Acad. Imp. Sci. Saint-Pétersbourg 8:272. 1841
Name verified on: 28-Oct-1988 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 01-Mar-2004
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6).
Accessions: 64 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.


Distributional range:

      Native:
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Western Asia: Afghanistan; Iran; Iraq; Israel; Jordan; Lebanon; Syria; Turkey
    Caucasus: Armenia; Azerbaijan
    Middle Asia: Turkmenistan
  • ASIA-TROPICAL
    Indian Subcontinent: Bhutan; India - Delhi, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, Punjab, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh; Pakistan

References:

  • Greuter, W. et al., eds. 1984–. Med-Checklist.
  • Kumar, S & P. V. Sane. 2003. Legumes of South Asia: a checklist.
  • Small, E. & M. Fawzy. 1992. Morphogeographic variation in the Medicago monantha complex. Canad. J. Bot. 70:1292–1301.
  • Small, E. & M. Jomphe. 1989. A synopsis of the genus Medicago (Leguminosae). Canad. J. Bot. 67:3275.
  • Small, E. et al. 1987. An expanded circumscription of Medicago (Leguminosae, Trifolieae) based on explosive flower tripping. Willdenowia 16:433.
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Synonyms:


Check other web resources for Medicago monantha (C. A. Mey.) Trautv.:

  • ILDIS: International Legume Database and Information Service
  • 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:

More:
  • 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?313440 (21 August 2014)

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