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

Name: Medicago cretacea M. Bieb.
Nomencl. ref.: Fl. Taur.-Caucas. 2: 223. 1808
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: Crimea cretacea (M. Bieb.) Vassilcz.
Melilotoides cretacea (M. Bieb.) Soják
Melissitus cretaceus (M. Bieb.) Latsch.
Trigonella cretacea (M. Bieb.) Grossh.
 
Comments: Endemic to Crimean-Novorossiysk Province by A.L.Takhtajan, In "Flora Partis Europaeae URSS" it is treated as Crimea cretacea, In Crimea occurs only in the South Coast, Foothills & Evpatoria vicinities
Common names: Donnichnik Melovoi (Russian), Pazhitnik Melovoi (Russian)[Credits]
Conservation Status: Not Threatened
Maps: distribution
Occurrence: Rf(CS) Uk(K)