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Medicago constricta

Accepted name

Medicago constricta Durieu1, 2, 3, 4, 5


Medicago globosa1, 2, 5, 6
Medicago rigidula (L.) All. subsp. constricta (Durieu)Ponert1


Tribe: Trifolieae;  Genus: Medicago

Vernacular names

Lyutzerna Peretyanutaya (Rus)7; Lyutzerna Sharovidnaya (Rus)8


Annual non-climbing herb;  not threatened


Alien to Abkhazia: in Sukhumi - V. Lipsky, 18959

Geographical records

Asia5:   Gruzia(I)5

Europe1, 10, 11:   Bulgaria(N)1, 11, Crete(N)1, 10, Greece(N)1

Gruzia:   Abkhazia5, 9, 12

Middle East1, 13, 14:   Cyprus(N)1, East Aegean Is (Greek)(N)1, Israel-Jordan(N)1, Lebanon(N)14, Syria(N)14, Turkey in Asia(N)1, 13

(N = native, I = introduced, U = uncertain status)

Literature citations

Description8, 14;  Distribution9;  Illustration11, 14


2005 (CIS) Roskov Yu;     Coordinator: 2005-06 Roskov YR


1:Greuter, W. et al. (Eds.) (1989) Med-Checklist Vol. 4 (published)
2:Czerepanov, S.K. (1981) Plantae Vasculares, URSS. Leningrad.
3:Small, E. & Jomphe, M. (1989) A Synopsis of the genus Medicago. Can. J. Bot 67: 3260-3294
4:Durieu de Maisonneure, M.C. (1873) Actes Soc. Linn. Bordeaux 29 (2)
5:Yakovlev G, Sytin A & Roskov Y (1996) Legumes of Northern Eurasia. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
6:Czerepanov, S.K. (1973) "Additamenta et corrigenda ad ""Floram URSS"". Leningrad. "
7:Roskov, Yu. R. (1992) Information from LE Herbarium (St. Petersburg, Russia).
8:Grossheim, A.A. (1941) In: Flora URSS Vol. 11. Mosqua, Leningrad. (Rus)
9:Grossheim, A.A. (1952) Flora Kavkaza, Vol. 5. Moscow, Leningrad. (Rus)
10:Turland, N.J. et al. (1993) Flora of the Cretan area
11:Jordanov, D. (ed.) (1976) Flora Reipublicae Popularis Bulgaricae Vol. 6.
12:Kolakovsky, A.A. & Adzinba Z. I (1995) Information from SUCH Herbarium (Sukhumi, Abkhazia, Georgia)
13:Davis, P.H. (1970) Flora of Turkey & the East Aegean Islands; Vol. 3.
14:Heyn, C.C. (1963) Scripta Hierosolymitana (Publ. Hebrew Univ. Jersul.) 12. Ann....

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