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Taxon: Vicia tetrasperma (L.) Schreb.

Genus: Vicia subgenus: Vicilla section: Ervum
Family: Fabaceae (alt. Leguminosae) subfamily: Faboideae tribe: Fabeae. Also placed in: Papilionaceae
Nomen number: 41583
Place of publication: Spic. fl. lips. 26. 1771
Name verified on: 05-Oct-1988 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 18-Aug-2004
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6).
Accessions: 19 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:

  • four-seed vetch   (Source: AH 505 ) – English
  • lentil tare   (Source: Websters Dict ) – English
  • slender vetch   (Source: Websters Dict ) – English
  • smooth tare   (Source: F BritStace ) – English
  • smooth vetch   (Source: Enneking 1995) – English
  • sparrow vetch   (Source: AH 505 ) – English
  • kasuma-gusa   (Source: F Okin ) – Japanese Rōmaji
  • gorošek četyrechsemjannyj   (Source: Mansf Ency ) – Transliterated Russian
  • sparvvicker   (Source: Vara kulturvaxt namn ) – Swedish
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Economic importance:

  • Animal food: fodder   (fide Enneking 1995)
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant   (fide Geigy Weed Tables. 1968)

Distributional range:

      Native:
  • AFRICA
    Macaronesia: Portugal - Madeira Islands; Spain - Canary Islands
    Northern Africa: Algeria; Egypt; Libya; Morocco; Tunisia
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Western Asia: Afghanistan; Iran; Israel [rare]; Jordan; Turkey
    Caucasus: Armenia; Azerbaijan; Georgia; Russian Federation - Checheno-Ingushetia, Dagestan, Kabardino-Balkaria, Karachay-Cherkessia, Krasnodar, North Ossetia, Stavropol
    Siberia: Russian Federation - Altay, Buryatia, Gorno-Altay, Kemerovo, Khakassia, Krasnoyarsk, Kurgan, Novosibirsk, Omsk, Sverdlovsk, Tomsk, Tuva, Tyumen
    Middle Asia: Kazakhstan; Kyrgyzstan; Tajikistan; Uzbekistan
    China: China
    Eastern Asia: Japan - Honshu, Kyushu, Ryukyu Islands, Shikoku; Korea
  • ASIA-TROPICAL
    Indian Subcontinent: Bhutan; India [n.w.]; Pakistan [n.]
  • EUROPE
    Northern Europe: Denmark; Finland; Ireland; Norway; Sweden
    Middle Europe: Austria; Belgium; Czechoslovakia; Germany; Hungary; Netherlands; Poland; Switzerland
    East Europe: Belarus; Estonia; Latvia; Lithuania; Moldova; Russian Federation - Bashkortostan, Belgorod, Bryansk, Chuvashia, Ivanovo, Kaliningrad, Kaluga, Kirov, Kostroma, Kursk, Leningrad, Lipetsk, Mari-El, Mordvinia, Moscow, Novgorod, Orel, Orenburg, Penza, Pskov, Rostov, Ryazan, Saratov, Smolensk, Tambov, Tatarstan, Tula, Udmurtia, Ulyanovsk, Vladimir, Volgograd, Vologda, Voronezh, Yaroslavl; Ukraine [incl. Krym]
    Southeastern Europe: Albania; Bulgaria; Former Yugoslavia; Greece; Italy [incl. Sardinia, Sicily]; Malta; Romania
    Southwestern Europe: France [incl. Corsica]; Spain [incl. Baleares]

      Naturalized:
  • widely naturalized elsewhere

References:

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Synonyms:


Check other web resources for Vicia tetrasperma (L.) Schreb.:

  • Flora Europaea: Database of European Plants (ESFEDS)
  • 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.

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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?41583 (20 December 2014)

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