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

Name: Medicago orbicularis (L.) Bartal.
Nomencl. ref.: Cat. Piante Siena: 60. 1776
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. orbicularis L.
Homotypic synonyms: Medicago polymorpha var. orbicularis L.
Synonyms: Medicago applanata Hornem.
Medicago biancae (Urb.) P. Silva
Medicago cuneata J. Woods
Medicago marginata Willd.
 
Common names: acordions (Catalan), Button Clover (English), Button Medic (English), Button Medick (English), caracolillo (Spanish, Castillian), carretilla (Spanish, Castillian), carretillas (Spanish, Castillian), carretón (Spanish, Castillian), carretón ananillao (Spanish, Castillian), carretón pelón (Spanish, Castillian), carretones (Spanish, Castillian), cuerno de carnero (Spanish, Castillian), luzerna-de-fruto-lenticular (Portuguese), luzerna-orbicular (Portuguese), Lyutzerna Okruglaya (Russian), melgó d’acordions (Catalan), melgó d’estormia (Catalan), melgó d´acordions (Catalan), melgó d´estormia (Catalan), melgò de rodes (Catalan), mielga de caracolillo (Spanish, Castillian), rodes (Catalan), Round-fruited Medick (English), trébol d´esturmia (Majorcan), trebol de lepassa (Catalan), trébol de llapasa (Majorcan), trebol de llepassa (Majorcan), trèvol d’estormia (Catalan), trèvol d’estormia (Majorcan), trèvol d´estormia (Catalan), trèvol de llapasa (Majorcan), trèvol de llapassa (Catalan), trèvol de rodes (Catalan)[Credits]
Conservation Status: Not Threatened
Maps: distribution
Occurrence: Ab(A) AE(G) Ag Al Ar Bl Bu Ca Co Cr Cy Eg Ga(F) Gg(A G) Gr Hs(S) Ir It Jo Ju Le Lu Ma Md Rf(CS) Rm Sa Si(M S) Sy Tn Tu(A E) Uk(K) [Hu]
Use: Environmental, Forage, Weed