Medicago arabica

Family:FABACEAE
Species:Medicago arabica (L.)Huds.
Common Name:SPOTTED MEDICK
Plant Notes:**
Status:Not Native
Specimen: View specimen details in the USF Herbarium Specimen Database

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Classification

FamilyFABACEAE
Genus Medicago
Species Medicago arabica (L.)Huds. - SPOTTED MEDICK

Citation

Citation MEDICAGO ARABICA (Linnaeus) Hudson, Fl. Angl. 288. 1762.
Basionym: Medicago polymorpha Linnaeus, var. arabica Linnaeus 1753.
Type: Without data (lectotype: Morison, Pl. Hist. Univ. 2(2): pl. 13(12). 1680). Lectotypified by Heyn, Bull. Res. Council Israel, Sect. D, Bot. 7: 157-177. 1959.

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Source

CountyHerbariaLiterature Citation (If Applicable)
Alachua FLAS  
Calhoun FSU  
Escambia FSU  
Gadsden FLAS  
Jefferson FLAS  
Leon USF  
Liberty FSU  
Madison FLAS  

Synonyms

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SynonymFull CitationBasionymType
Medica arabica Medica arabica (Linnaeus) Medikus, Vorles. Churpfälz. Phys.-Okon. Ges. 2: 386. 1787.BASIONYM: Medicago polymorpha Linnaeus, var. arabica Linnaeus 1753. 
Medica echinata Medica echinata Lamarck, Fl. Franc. 2: 587. 1779 ("1778"), nom. illegit.BASIONYM: Medicago arabica (Linnaeus) Hudson 1762; Medicago polymorpha Linnaeus, var. arabica Linnaeus 1753. 
Medicago cordata Medicago cordata Desrousseaux, in Lamarck, Encycl. 3: 636. 1792, nom. illegit.BASIONYM: Medicago arabica (Linnaeus) Hudson 1762; Medicago polymorpha Linnaeus, var. arabica Linnaeus 1753. 
Medicago maculata Medicago maculata Sibthorp, Fl. Oxon. 232. 1794, nom. illegit.BASIONYM: Medicago arabica (Linnaeus) Hudson 1762; Medicago polymorpha Linnaeus, var. arabica Linnaeus 1753. 
Medicago polymorpha var. arabica Medicago polymorpha Linnaeus, var. arabica Linnaeus, Sp. Pl. 780. 1753. TYPE: Without data (lectotype: Morison, Pl. Hist. Univ. 2(2): pl. 13(12). 1680). Lectotypified by Heyn, Bull. Res. Council Israel, Sect. D, Bot. 7: 157-177. 1959.
Medicago arabica subsp. inermis Medicago arabica (Linnaeus) Hudson, subsp. inermis Ricker, Bull. Bur. Pl. Industr. U.S.D.A. 267: 33, pl. 12(1). 1913. TYPE: CHILE: