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List of names matching "Hymenocarpos circinnatus"
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accepted Hymenocarpos circinnatus (L.) Savi

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Hymenocarpos circinnatus

Accepted name

Hymenocarpos circinnatus (L.) Savi1, 2, 3


Hymenocarpos nummularius (DC.) G. Don1


Tribe: Loteae;  Genus: Hymenocarpos

Vernacular names

Spanish Medick4


Annual non-climbing herb;  not threatened



Geographical records

Africa:   Algeria(N)1, Egypt(N)1, Libya(N)1, Tunisia(N)1

Asia4, 5:   Iran(N)5, Iraq(N)4

Europe1, 6:   Albania(N)2, Bulgaria(N)2, Corsica(N)2, Crete(N)2, former Yugoslavia(N)2, France-F.E.(N)2, Greece(N)2, Italy-F.E.(N)2, Malta(N)1, Sardinia(N)2, Sicily(N)1, 6, Spain(N)1, Turkey in Europe(N)2

Middle East1, 4, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11:   Cyprus(N)1, East Aegean Is (Greek)(N)1, Israel(N)10, 11, Jordan(N)11, Kuwait(N)4, 10, Lebanon(N)4, 10, Qatar(N)8, 10, Saudi Arabia(N)7, 9, Sinai(N)1, 10, Syria(N)4, Turkey in Asia(N)1

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

Habitats (for Africa only)

Mediterranean grasslands12; Mediterranean/Sahara regional transition zone; grassland12; Mediterranean/Sahara regional transition zone; grassland1

Literature citations

Description4, 12, 13, 14;  Illustration4, 12, 13, 14, 15


1993 Adams BR;     Coordinator: 2001-03 Sokoloff DD


1:Greuter, W. et al. (Eds.) (1989) Med-Checklist Vol. 4 (published)
2:Heywood, V.H. & Ball, P.W. (1968) Leguminosae. In: Flora Europaea Vol. 2. ed. Tutin, T.G. et al.
3:Savi, C.G. (1798) Fl. Pis. Vol. 2
4:Townsend, C.C. & Guest, E. (1974) Flora of Iraq. Vol. 3. Baghdad.
5:Rechinger, K.H. (1984) Flora Iranica. 157: Papilionaceae II.
6:Raimondo, F.M. & Schicchi, R. (1998) Il popolamento vegetale della riserva naturale dello Zingaro
7:Collenette (1985) Flowers of Saudi Arabia
8:Batanouny, K.H. (1981) Ecology & Flora of Qatar. Alden Press; for Uni. of Qatar.
9:Migahid, A.M. (1978) Flora of Saudi Arabia. Ed. 2, Vol. 1
10:Lock, J.M. & Simpson, K. (1991) Legumes of West Asia: A Checklist. RBG, Kew.
11:Wiersema, J.H. et al. (1990) Legume Nomenclature USDA Germplasm Sys. USDA Tech. Bull. 1757
12:Quezel, P. & Santa, S. (1962) Nouvelle flore de l'Algerie et des regions desertiq. merid. 1
13:Jafri, S.M.N. (1980) Fabaceae. In: Flora of Libya, Pt. 86. Jaffri & El Gadi
14:Rechinger, K.H. (1984) In: Flora Iranica. Papilionaceae 2. N 157. Graz-Austria.
15:Tackholm, V. (1956) Students'Flora of Egypt. Anglo-Egyptian Bookshop, Cairo.

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TROPICOS nomenclatural database at Missouri Botanical Garden (W3TROPICOS)

Flora Europaea database at RBG Edinburgh


database of root-nodule bacteria at RIKEN, Japan

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