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Taxon: Galega officinalis L.

 
Genus: Galega
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
Subfamily: Faboideae
Subtribe: Galeginae
Nomen number: 70971
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:714. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 13-Jan-1992 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Animal food: forage
  • Bee plants:
  • Environmental: ornamental
  • Medicines: folklore
  • Vertebrate poisons:
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHERN AFRICA: Algeria (n.), Morocco

    Asia-Temperate
    • WESTERN ASIA: Turkey

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: Pakistan (n.)

    Europe
    • MIDDLE EUROPE: Austria, Czechoslovakia, Germany, Hungary, Poland
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Albania, Bulgaria, Former Yugoslavia, Greece, Italy
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: France, Spain


    Cultivated (also cult.)

    Naturalized (natzd. elsewhere)

References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  2. Cooper, M. R. & A. W. Johnson. 1998. Poisonous plants and fungi in Britain: animal and human poisoning
  3. Duke, J. A. et al. 2002. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs
  4. Holm, L. et al. 1979. A geographical atlas of world weeds
  5. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  6. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  7. Lock, J. M. 1989. Legumes of Africa: a checklist
  8. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2 American Herbal Products Association, Silver Spring, Maryland.
  9. Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. 1970-. Flora of [West] Pakistan.
  10. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. 1964-1980. Flora europaea.
  11. Yakovlev, G. P. et al. 1996. Legumes of Northern Eurasia

Check other web resources for Galega officinalis L. :

  • Flora Europaea: Database of European Plants (ESFEDS)
  • ILDIS: International Legume Database & Information Service
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2020. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: http://www.narc.gov.jo/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=70971. Accessed 28 October 2020.