1. Family: Fabaceae Lindl.
    1. Genus: Melilotus Mill.
      1. Melilotus italicus (L.) Lam.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Medit.

    [ILDIS]

    International Legume Database and Information Service

    Conservation
    Not Threatened
    Ecology
    Africa: Mediterranean/Sahara regional transition zone: anthropic landscapes., Mediterranean anthropic landscapes.
    Habit
    Annual, Not climbing, Herb
    Vernacular
    Italian Melilot

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Albania, Algeria, Baleares, Corse, East Aegean Is., France, Greece, Italy, Lebanon-Syria, Libya, Morocco, Palestine, Sardegna, Sicilia, Spain, Turkey, Yugoslavia

    Introduced into:

    Portugal

    Melilotus italicus (L.) Lam. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Davis, P. [44614], Turkey K000477701
    Lowne, B.T. [s.n.], Syria K000477703
    Alston, A.H.G. [1275], Albania K000477708
    Polunin, O. [5364], Lebanon K000477702
    Townsend, C.C. [129], Turkey K000477700
    s.coll. [2104], Lebanon K000477704
    Krieger, L. [s.n.], Croatia K000477705
    Titchen, T. [210], Italy K000477706
    Heurck, H. van [s.n.], Italy K000477707
    Batler, T. [s.n.], France K000477709

    First published in Fl. Franç. 2: 594 (1779)

    Accepted by

    • Dobignard, A. & Chatelain, C. (2012). Index synonymique de la flore d'Afrique du nord 4: 1-431. Éditions des conservatoire et jardin botaniques, Genève.
    • Authier, P. & Covillot, J. (2011). Catalogue actualisé des plantes de l'île de Rhodes (Grèce) Saussurea; Travaux de la Société Botanique de Genève 41: 131-170.
    • Musselman, L.J. (2011). Checklist of Plants of Lebanon and Syria http://ww2.odu.edu/~lmusselm/plant/lebsyria/Checklist%20of%20Lebanon%20Plants.pdf.
    • Zervous, S., Raus, T. & Yannitsaros, A. (2009). Additons to the flora of the island of Kalimnos (SE Aegean, Greece) Willdenowia 39: 165-177.
    • Greuter, W., Burdet, H.M. & Long, G. (eds.) (1989). Med-checklist 4: 1-458. Conservatoire et Jardin Botaniques de la Ville de Genève.
    • Lock, J.M. (1989). Legumes of Africa a check-list: 1-619. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Tutin, T.G. & al. (eds.) (1968). Flora Europaea 2: 1-469. Cambridge University Press.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Dobignard, A. & Chatelain, C. (2012). Index synonymique de la flore d'Afrique du nord 4: 1-431. Éditions des conservatoire et jardin botaniques, Genève.
    • Zervous, S., Raus, T. & Yannitsaros, A. (2009). Additons to the flora of the island of Kalimnos (SE Aegean, Greece) Willdenowia 39: 165-177.
    • Greuter, W., Burdet, H.M. & Long, G. (eds.) (1989). Med-checklist 4: 1-458. Conservatoire et Jardin Botaniques de la Ville de Genève.
    • Tutin, T.G. & al. (eds.) (1968). Flora Europaea 2: 1-469. Cambridge University Press.
    International Legume Database and Information Service
    • Jafri, S. M. N. (1980). Fabaceae. In: Flora of Libya, Pt. 86. Jaffri & El Gadi
    • Haslam, S. M. et al. (1977). A Flora of the Maltese Islands
    • Quezel, P. & Santa, S. (1962). Nouvelle flore de l'Algerie et des regions desertiq. merid. 1

    Sources

    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
    'The Herbarium Catalogue, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet http://www.kew.org/herbcat [accessed on Day Month Year]'. Please enter the date on which you consulted the system.

    International Legume Database and Information Service
    International Legume Database and Information Service (ILDIS) V10.39 Nov 2011
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2020. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2020. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0