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

Name: Medicago monspeliaca (L.) Trautv.
Nomencl. ref.: in Bull. Sci. Acad. Imp. Sci. Saint-Pétersbourg 8: 272. 1841
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: Trigonella monspeliaca L.
Homotypic synonyms: Trigonella monspeliaca L.
Synonyms: Trigonella monspeliaca subsp. subacaulis Feinbrun
 
Comments: Doubtfully native to the Balearic Is.
Common names: aholva menor (Spanish, Castillian), albolba menor (Spanish, Castillian), alfolva de Montpeller (Catalan), alforba (Spanish, Castillian), alholva de frutos estrellados (Spanish, Castillian), alholva menor (Spanish, Castillian), fenacho-do-algarve (Portuguese), Franzosischer Bockshornklee (German), Guniba Monpeliiska (Ukraine), Monpeli Kyldefne (Azerbaijan), Pazhitnik Monpelievski (Russian), trigonel.la de Montpeller (Catalan)[Credits]
Conservation Status: Not Threatened
Maps: distribution
Occurrence: Ab(A N) AE(G) Ag Al Ar Au(A) Be(B) dBl Bu Co Cr Cy Cz Eg Ga(F) Gg(A G) Gr He Hs(S) Hu Ir It Jo Ju Le Lu Ma Mo Rf(CS S) Rm Sa Si(M S) Sn Sy Tn Tu(A E) Uk(K U) [Es]
Use: Domestic, Forage, Weed