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Securigera cretica is the name accepted by ILDIS for the taxon located using your search string. The name you gave is an orthographic variant or other recognised misspelling.

Securigera cretica

Accepted name

Securigera cretica (L.) Lassen1, 2, 3


Coronilla cretica L.1, 3
Coronilla hyrcana Prilipko4, 5
Coronilla parviflora sensu Moench6, 7
Securigera hyrcana (Prilipko) Czerep.5


Tribe: Loteae;  Genus: Securigera

Vernacular names

Girkan Achyioncha (Azerb)8; Kararvuit Kreti (Arm)9; Krit Achyioncha (Azerb)8; Sekiroplodnik Girkanski (Rus)10; Sekiroplodnik Kritski (Rus)10; Vyazel Girkanski (Rus)8; Vyazel Kritski (Rus)11; Vyazil Kritskyi (Ukr)7


Perennial non-climbing herb;  not threatened


Environmental12; Forage12; Medicine12


In most N. Eurasian accounts it is regarded as Coronilla hyrcana13; In most N. Eurasian accounts it is regarded as Coronilla hyrcana8; In Azerbaijan occurs in Talysh only8

Geographical records

Asia13:   Armenia(N)9, Azerbaijan(N), Gruzia(N), Russia in Asia(N)

Azerbaijan:   Azerbaijan*8, 14

Europe1, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19:   Albania(N)1, 15, Bulgaria(N)1, 15, 19, Crete(N)1, 15, 18, former Yugoslavia(N)1, 15, Greece(N)1, 15, Italy(N)1, 15, 17, Turkey in Europe(N)1, 15, 16, Ukraine(N)

Gruzia:   Abkhazia20, 21, Gruzia*14, 22

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

North America23:   United States(I)23

Russia in Asia:   Krasnodar24, 25

Ukraine:   Krym26, 27

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

Literature citations

Description7, 8, 11, 15, 16, 22, 28;  Distribution14, 29;  Illustration17, 19


2005 (CIS) Roskov Yu;     Coordinator: 2001-03 Sokoloff DD


1:Greuter, W. et al. (Eds.) (1989) Med-Checklist Vol. 4 (published)
2:Lassen, P. (1989) Willdenowia, 19, 1: 49-62. A new delimitation of the genera...
3:Czerepanov, S.K. (1995) Vascular plants of Russia and Adjacent States...
4:Zoz, I. (1970) Novitates Systematicae Plantarum Vascularum 7: 216-219
5:Roskov Yu. R. (2005) Editorial scrutiny: Northern Eurasia data Import (unpubl.)
6:Vassiljeva, L.I. (1987) In Flora Partis Europaeae URSS. Vol. 6. Leningrad. (Rus).
7:Visyulina, O.D. (1954) Leguminosae. In: Flora URSR, Vol. 6. Kiev. (Ukr)
8:Aliev, R.A. (1950) In: Flora Azerbaijana, Vol. 5. Baku. (Rus)
9:Mulkidzhanyan, Ya. I. (1962) In: Flora Armenii, Vol. 4. Jerevan. (Rus)
10:Roskov, Yu. R. (1997) Editing data for CD publication.
11:Gorschkova, S.G. (1948) In: Flora URSS, Vol. 13. Moscow, Leningrad. (Rus)
12:Sokolov, P.D. (1987) Rastitelnye resursy SSR. (Vol 4). Leningrad (Rus.)
13:Czerepanov, S.K. (1981) Plantae Vasculares, URSS. Leningrad.
14:Grossheim, A.A. (1952) Flora Kavkaza, Vol. 5. Moscow, Leningrad. (Rus)
15:Heywood, V.H. & Ball, P.W. (1968) Leguminosae. In: Flora Europaea Vol. 2. ed. Tutin, T.G. et al.
16:Davis, P.H. (1970) Flora of Turkey & the East Aegean Islands; Vol. 3.
17:Pignatti, S. (1982) Flora Italica. Edagicole, Bologna.
18:Turland, N.J. et al. (1993) Flora of the Cretan area
19:Jordanov, D. (ed.) (1976) Flora Reipublicae Popularis Bulgaricae Vol. 6.
20:Kolakovsky, A.A. (1985) Flora Abkhazii [Flora of Abkhazia], 2nd ed., Vol. 3. Tbilisi.
21:Kolakovsky, A.A. & Adzinba Z. I (1995) Information from SUCH Herbarium (Sukhumi, Abkhazia, Georgia)
22:Ter-Khachaturova, S. (1949) In: Flora Georgiae. 1st ed. Vol. 5. Tbilisi. (Georg)
23:Kartesz, J. (2000) Synthesis of the North American Flora. A CD-Rom edition
24:Galkin, M.A. (1994) Special checking of North Caucasian Legumes for ILDIS.
25:Kosenko, I.S. (1970) Opredelitel vysshikh rasteni Severo-Zapadnogo Kavkaza...
26:Chernova, N.M. (1972) In: Opredelitel vysshikh rasteni Kryma. Leningrad. (Rus)
27:Bochkin, V.D. (1994) Information from MHA Herbarium (Moscow, Russia).
28:Ball, P.W. (1968) In: Flora Europaea, Vol. 2. Cambridge.
29:Kazaryan, V.O. & al., Eds. (1990) Red Data Book of Armenian SSR. Erevan. (Rus)

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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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