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

Name: Medicago truncatula Gaertn.
Nomencl. ref.: Fruct. Sem. Pl. 2: 350. 1791
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.
                                            
Synonyms: Medicago tentaculata Willd., nom. illeg.
Medicago tribuloides Desr.
Medicago uncinata Willd.
Medicago truncatula Gaertn. subsp. truncatula
Medicago truncatula subsp. longiaculeata (Urb.) Ponert
Medicago truncatula Gaertn. var. truncatula
 
Comments: separate species
Common names: Barrel Medic (), Barrelclover (English), luzerna cortada (Portuguese), Lyutzerna Slabousechennaya (Russian), Lyutzerna Usechennaya (Russian), Lyutzerna Yakortzevidnaya (Russian), Mediterranean Medick (English), melgó truncat (Catalan), Strong-spined Medick (English)[Credits]
Conservation Status: Not Threatened
Maps: distribution
Occurrence: Ab(A N) AE(G) Ag Ar Bl Ca Co Cr Cy Eg Ga(F) Gg(G) Gr Hs(G S) Ir It Jo Ju Le Lu Ma Md Sa Si(M S) Sy Tn Tu(A E) Uk(K)
Use: Forage, Weed