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Vicia ervilia

Accepted name

Vicia ervilia (L.) Willd.1, 2, 3, 4


Ervilia sativa Link4
Ervum ervilia L.4
Lens pygmaea Grossh.4


Tribe: Vicieae;  Genus: Vicia

Vernacular names

Bitter Vetch5; Bitter Vetch6; Frantzuzskaya Chechevitza (Rus7; Garoshak Patzerkapadobny (Bel)8; Gomuk (Tadzh)9; Goroshek Chetkoobraznyi (Rus)10; Linsen-Wicke (Ge)11; Steinlinse (Ge)11


Perennial non-climbing herb;  not threatened


Environmental5; Environmental12; Food and Drink12; Forage12; Weed12; Forage13

Geographical records

Africa:   Algeria(I)1, Egypt(N)1, Kenya(I)14, Libya(N)1, Morocco(I)1

Asia15:   Afghanistan(N)15, Armenia(N)16, Azerbaijan(N), Gruzia(N), Iran(N)15, Iraq(N)15, Kazakhstan(N), Kirgizstan(N), Russia in Asia(N), Tadzhikistan(N), Turkmenistan(N), Uzbekistan(N)

Azerbaijan:   Azerbaijan*16, 17, Nakhichevan16, 17

Europe1:   Albania(U)1, Austria-F.E.(I)2, Balearic Is(I)1, Belarus(N)18, Bulgaria(N)2, Crete(N)2, Czech Republic & Slovakia(I)2, Estonia(N)19, former Yugoslavia(N)2, France-F.E.(U)1, Germany(I)2, Greece(N)2, Italy-F.E.(I)1, Malta(I)1, Portugal(U)1, Russia in Europe(N), Sicily(I)1, Spain-F.E.(U)1, Switzerland(I)2, Turkey in Europe(N)2, Ukraine(N)

Gruzia:   Gruzia*16

Kazakhstan:   Chimkent20, Dzhambul20

Kirgizstan:   Osh21

Middle East1, 15:   Cyprus(N)1, East Aegean Is (Greek)(N)1, Israel(N)15, Jordan(N)15, Lebanon(N)15, Syria(N)15, Turkey in Asia(N)1

Russia in Asia:   Dagestan16, Krasnodar22

Russia in Europe:   Lipetsk23, Voronezh24

Tadzhikistan:   Dushanbe9, Kulyab9, Leninabad9

Turkmenistan:   Krasnovodsk25, 26

Ukraine:   Krym27, 28, Voroshilovgrad29, 30

Uzbekistan:   Samarkand31, Surhandarinskaya31, Tashkent31

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

Habitats (for Africa only)

Mediterranean/Sahara regional transition zone; grassland13; Cultivated32

Literature citations

Description10, 13, 32;  Distribution16;  Illustration13, 30, 33, 34


2005 (CIS) Roskov Yu


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:von Willdenow, C.L. (1802) Sp. Pl. Vol. 3
4:Roskov Yu. R. (2005) Editorial scrutiny: Northern Eurasia data Import (unpubl.)
5:Townsend, C.C. & Guest, E. (1974) Flora of Iraq. Vol. 3. Baghdad.
6:Terrell, E.E. (1977) Checklist of Names for 3, 000 Vas. Pl... Agric. Handbook No. 505
7:Stankevicz, A.K. (1998) Special comments on taxonomy of genera Vicia & Lathyrus
8:Kiselevski A.I. (1967) Latino-russko-belorusski botanicheski slovar. Minsk. 160 p.
9:Rasulova, M.R. & Karimova, V. V (1978) In: Flora Tadzhikskoi SSR, 2nd ed., Vol. 5. Leningrad. (Rus)
10:Fedtschenko, B.A. (1948) Flora URSS, Vol 13. Moscow & Leningrad (Rus)
11:Rothmaler W. & al. (1988) Exkursionsflora fur die Gebiete der DDR und der BRD. Bd. 2.
12:Sokolov, P.D. (1987) Rastitelnye resursy SSR. (Vol 4). Leningrad (Rus.)
13:Jafri, S.M.N. (1980) Fabaceae. In: Flora of Libya, Pt. 86. Jaffri & El Gadi
14:Gillett, J.B. et al. (1971) Papilionoideae. In: Fl. Trop.E. Africa, Milne-Redhead & Polhill
15:Rechinger, K.H. (1979) Flora Iranica: Papilionaceae I - Vicieae
16:Grossheim, A.A. (1952) Flora Kavkaza, Vol. 5. Moscow, Leningrad. (Rus)
17:Gadzhiev, V.D. & Musaev, S.G. (1994) Information from BAK Herbarium (Baku, Azerbaijan).
18:Fedchenko, B.A. (1950) Leguminosae. In: Flora BSSR, Vol. 3. Minsk. (Rus)
19:Kuusk, V.V. (1994) Information from TU Herbarium (Tartu, Estonia).
20:Gamayunova, A.P. (1961) In: Flora Kazakhstana, Vol. 5. Alma-Ata. (Rus)
21:Sultanova, B.A. (1994) Information from FRU Herbarium (Bishkek, Kirgizstan).
22:Galkin, M.A. (1994) Special checking of North Caucasian Legumes for ILDIS.
23:Kamyshev, N.S. (1978) Flora Tzentralnogo Chernozemia i ee analiz. Voronezh.
24:Grigorjevskaya, A. Ja. (1994) Information from VOR Herbarium (Voronezh, Russia).
25:Fedchenko, B.A. & Meffert, V.V. (1949) In: Flora Turkmenii Vol. 4. Ashkhabad. (Rus)
26:Seifulin, A.M. (1994) Information from ASH Herbarium (Ashkhabad, Turkmenistan).
27:Chernova, N.M. (1972) In: Opredelitel vysshikh rasteni Kryma. Leningrad. (Rus)
28:Bochkin, V.D. (1994) Information from MHA Herbarium (Moscow, Russia).
29:Burda, R.I. (1994) Special checking of Leguminosae of South-Eastern Ukraine.
30:Tzvelev, N.N. (1987) In: Flora Partis Europaeae URSS, Vol. 6. Leningrad. (Rus)
31:Vassilkovskaja, A.P. (1955) In: Flora Uzbekistanica, Vol. 3. Taschkent. (Rus)
32:Quezel, P. & Santa, S. (1962) Nouvelle flore de l'Algerie et des regions desertiq. merid. 1
33:Goloskokov, V.P., Ed. (1962) Illustrirovannyi opredelitel... bobovykh Kazakhstana.
34:Tamamshyan, S.G. (1962) In: Flora Armenii, Vol. 4. Jerevan. (Rus)

The following databases on Web pages not maintained by ILDIS may contain information on Vicia ervilia . If you use one of these buttons, you may have to use your browser's Back button to return to this page.


TROPICOS nomenclatural database at Missouri Botanical Garden (W3TROPICOS)

Flora Europaea database at RBG Edinburgh

Herbarium records

RNG (Morocco): The University of Reading Herbarium, Moroccan collections


database of root-nodule bacteria at RIKEN, Japan

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