Details for: Lathyrus japonicus
Source: ILDIS World Database of Legumes 2010. (copyright © ILDIS).

Name: Lathyrus japonicus Willd.
Nomencl. ref.: Sp. Pl. 3: 1092. 1802
Rank: Species
Taxonomy (this taxon is included in): Regnum - Plantae
     Divisio - Tracheophyta
          Subdivisio - Spermatophytina
               Class - Magnoliopsida
                    Superordo - Rosanae
                         Ordo - Fabales Bromhead
                              Familia - Fabaceae Lindl.
                                   Tribus - Vicieae
                                        Genus - Lathyrus L.
Synonyms: Lathyrus aleuticus (Greene) Pobed.
Lathyrus japonicus var. aleuticus (T. G. White) Fernald
Lathyrus japonicus var. pellitus Fernald
Lathyrus maritimus var. aleuticus T. G. White
Included taxa: Lathyrus japonicus subsp. maritimus (L.) P. W. Ball
Lathyrus japonicus Willd. subsp. japonicus
Comments: Chinese National Herbarium specimen - Hebei - Fa-zan Wang 0079, Chinese National Herbarium specimen - Liaoning - You-chang Zhu et al. 644, Chinese National Herbarium specimen - Shandong - H.W.Kung 1592, Chinese National Herbarium specimen - Shanxi - Wang Si-Tchen, Chinese National Herbarium specimen - Zhejiang - Kunting 4176, Conservation status "Nationally scarce but not in IUCN category" in UK., Japanese distribution: Hokkaido; Honshu; Shikoku; Kyushu, species, We regard this taxon in restricted sense, excluding L. aleuticus as separate
Common names: Beach Pea (English), China Yaponskaya (Russian), Gesse Maritime (French), Sea Pea (English), Strand-Platterbse (German)[Credits]
Conservation Status: Vulnerable
Maps: distribution
Occurrence: Br Da Es Fe Ge Hb(E) Is La Lt No Po Rf(A C E K N NW S) Su
Use: Environmental, Food and Drink, Forage, Medicine