Details for: Medicago arabica
Source: ILDIS World Database of Legumes 2010. (copyright © ILDIS).

Name: Medicago arabica (L.) Huds.
Nomencl. ref.: Fl. Angl.: 288. 1762
Rank: Species
Status: ACCEPTED
Taxonomy (this taxon is included in): Regnum - Plantae
     Divisio - Tracheophyta
          Subdivisio - Spermatophytina
               Class - Magnoliopsida
                    Superordo - Rosanae
                         Ordo - Fabales Bromhead
                              Familia - Fabaceae Lindl.
                                   Tribus - Trifolieae
                                        Genus - Medicago L.
                                            
Basionym: Medicago polymorpha var. arabica L.
Homotypic synonyms: Medicago polymorpha var. arabica L.
Synonyms: Medicago cordata Desr.
Medicago maculata Sibth.
Medicago maculata Willd., nom. illeg.
 
Common names: Arabischer Schneckenklee (German), Burclover (English), carretón (Spanish, Castillian), herba de la taca (Catalan), herba-medica (Portuguese), luzerna-arábica (Portuguese), Luzerne D’Arabie (French), Luzerne Tachee (French), Lyutzerna Araviiskaya (Russian), mielga pintada (Spanish, Castillian), Spotted Bur Medick (English), Spotted Burclover (English), Spotted Medick (English), trébol carretón (Spanish, Castillian), trébol silvestre (Spanish, Castillian)[Credits]
Conservation Status: Not Threatened
Maps: distribution
Occurrence: Ab(A) AE(G) Ag Al Be(B L) Bl Br Bu Co Cr Cy Eg Ga(F) Ge Gg(A D G) Gr Ho Hs(S) Hu Ir It Ju Le Lu Ma Rf(CS) Rm Sa Si(M S) Sy Tn Tu(A E) Uk(K) [Cz Es Hb(E) He Su]
Use: Environmental, Forage