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This species is accepted, and its native range is Europe.
Hippocrepis comosa

[ILDIS]

International Legume Database and Information Service

Conservation
Not Threatened
Morphology General Habit
Perennial, Not climbing, Herb
Vernacular
Fer A Cheval, Fer-a-cheval, Gippokrepis Chubatyi, Gippokrepis Kosmatyi, Hippocrepide En Ombelle, Hippocrepis A Toupet, Horseshoe Vetch, Hufeisenklee, Podkovnik Khokhlatyi

Native to:

Albania, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Czechoslovakia, France, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Krym, Romania, Sardegna, Spain, Switzerland, Ukraine, Yugoslavia

Extinct in:

Netherlands

Hippocrepis comosa L. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Sennen, F. [s.n.], Spain Hippocrepis heterocarpa K000858992

First published in Sp. Pl.: 744 (1753)

Accepted by

  • Tutin, T.G. & al. (eds.) (1968). Flora Europaea 2: 1-469. Cambridge University Press.
  • Yakovlev, G.P., Sytin, A.K. & Roskov, Y.R. (1996). Legumes of Northern Eurasia. A checklist: 1-724. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Tutin, T.G. & al. (eds.) (1968). Flora Europaea 2: 1-469. Cambridge University Press.
  • Yakovlev, G.P., Sytin, A.K. & Roskov, Y.R. (1996). Legumes of Northern Eurasia. A checklist: 1-724. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

International Legume Database and Information Service

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  • Gorschkova, S. G. (1948). In: Flora URSS, Vol. 13. Moscow, Leningrad. (Rus)
  • Hess, H. E. et al. (0). Flora Der Schweiz, Band 2. Birkhauser.
  • Langhe, J.-E. de et al. (1983). Nouvelle Flore.. Belgique, .. Luxembourg, .. Nord de la France...
  • Rothmaler W. & al. (1988). Exkursionsflora fur die Gebiete der DDR und der BRD. Bd. 2.
  • Seitler, H. (1977). Die Flora des Furstentums Liechtenstein
  • Stace, C. (1991). New Flora of the British Isles. Cambridge Univ. Press
  • Vassiljeva, L. I. (1987). In Flora Partis Europaeae URSS. Vol. 6. Leningrad. (Rus).
  • Visyulina, O. D. (1954). Leguminosae. In: Flora URSR, Vol. 6. Kiev. (Ukr)

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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Kew Backbone Distributions
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