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Euro+Med Plantbase integrates and critically evaluates information from Flora Europaea, Med-Checklist, the Flora of Macaronesia, and from regional and national floras and checklists from the area as well as additional taxonomic and floristic literature. This is complemented by the European taxa of several families taken from the World Checklist of Selected Plant Families and of the Leguminosae from the International Legume Database and Information Service ILDIS (see credits for details). By 1st of February 2018 it provides access to the total European flora of vascular plants in 222 plant families.

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
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), 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

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