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Details for: Galega officinalis

Source: ILDIS World Database of Legumes 2010. (copyright © ILDIS).

Name: Galega officinalis L.
Nomencl. ref.: Sp. Pl.: 714. 1753
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 - Galegeae
                                        Genus - Galega L.
Synonyms: Galega bicolor Regel
Galega patula Steven
Galega persica Pers.
Galega vulgaris Lam.
Comments: In Crimea occurs only in Crimean Mountains, No herbarium specimens exist, but Bojer mentions this species as cultivated at, the gardens, Mauritius.
Common names: arruda capraria (Portuguese), arruda-capraria (Portuguese), caprária (Portuguese), Chumera Medichinale (Roumanian), Derman Chepishotu (Azerbaijan), Echte Geissraute (German), falso-anil (Portuguese), Galega (), galega (Catalan), galega (Galician), galega (Portuguese), galega (Spanish, Castillian), Galega Lekarstvennaya (Russian), Galega Officinal (French), galga (Catalan), galga (Majorcan), gallega (Portuguese), gallega (Spanish, Castillian), Goat’s Rue (), Goat’s-rue (English), hierba cabruna (Spanish, Castillian), hierba galega (Spanish, Castillian), indigo falso (Spanish, Castillian), Khboshuba (Georgian), Kozlyatnik Lekarstvennyi (Russian), Kozlyatnik Likarski (Ukraine), Lilas D’Espagne (French), montana galega (Portuguese), montana-galega (Portuguese), Professor Weed (English), ruda cabreira (Galician), ruda cabruna (Spanish, Castillian), ruda capraria (Spanish, Castillian), ruda galega (Spanish, Castillian), yerba galega (Spanish, Castillian), yerba gallega (Spanish, Castillian)[Credits]
Conservation Status: Not Threatened
Maps: distribution
Occurrence: Ab(A) AE(G) Ag Al Au(A) Bu dCo Cz Ga(F) Ge Gg(A D G) Gr Hs(S) Hu It Ju Ma Mo Po Rf(C CS K S) Rm Tu(A E) Uk(K U) [Be(B) Br He Lu]
Use: Environmental, Food and Drink, Forage, Medicine, Toxins

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