1. Family: Fabaceae Lindl.
    1. Genus: Melilotus Mill.
      1. Melilotus altissimus Thuill.

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

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    Conservation
    Not Threatened
    Habit
    Perennial, Not climbing, Herb
    Vernacular
    Donnik Roslyi, Grand Melilot, Hoher Honigklee, Hoher Steinklee, Melilot Eleve, Tall Melilot, Tall Yellow Sweetclover

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Albania, Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Central European Rus, Czechoslovakia, Denmark, East European Russia, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Romania, South European Russi, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Ukraine, Yugoslavia

    Introduced into:

    Baltic States, Great Britain, Illinois, Ireland, New York, Northwest European R, West Siberia

    Melilotus altissimus Thuill. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 5942], India K001122597
    De Silva, F. [Cat. no. 5942] K001122596
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 5942], India K001122590
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 5942], India K001122591
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 5942] K001122592
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 5942] K001122593
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 5942] K001122594
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 5942] K001122595

    First published in Fl. Env. Paris, ed. 2: 378 (1799)

    Accepted by

    • Mohlenbrock, R.H. (2014). Vascular Flora of Illinois. A Field Guide, ed. 4: 1-536. Southern Illinois University Press, Carbondale.
    • Isely, D. (1998). Native and Naturalized Leguminosae (Fabaceae) of the United States: 1-1007. Monte L. Bean Life Science Museum. Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah.
    • Yakovlev, G.P., Sytin, A.K. & Roskov, Y.R. (1996). Legumes of Northern Eurasia. A checklist: 1-724. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Tutin, T.G. & al. (eds.) (1968). Flora Europaea 2: 1-469. Cambridge University Press.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Mohlenbrock, R.H. (2014). Vascular Flora of Illinois. A Field Guide, ed. 4: 1-536. Southern Illinois University Press, Carbondale.
    • Isely, D. (1998). Native and Naturalized Leguminosae (Fabaceae) of the United States: 1-1007. Monte L. Bean Life Science Museum. Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah.
    • Yakovlev, G.P., Sytin, A.K. & Roskov, Y.R. (1996). Legumes of Northern Eurasia. A checklist: 1-724. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Tutin, T.G. & al. (eds.) (1968). Flora Europaea 2: 1-469. Cambridge University Press.
    International Legume Database and Information Service
    • Yakovlev G, Sytin A & Roskov Y (1996). Legumes of Northern Eurasia. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Stace, C. (1991). New Flora of the British Isles. Cambridge Univ. Press
    • Blamey, M. & Grey-Wilson, C. (1989). The Illustrated Flora of Britain & Northern Europe
    • Rothmaler W. & al. (1988). Exkursionsflora fur die Gebiete der DDR und der BRD. Bd. 2.
    • Sokolov, P. D. (1987). Rastitelnye resursy SSR. (Vol 4). Leningrad(Rus.)
    • Langhe, J.-E. de et al. (1983). Nouvelle Flore.. Belgique, .. Luxembourg, .. Nord de la France...
    • Seitler, H. (1977). Die Flora des Furstentums Liechtenstein
    • Terrell, E. E. (1977). Checklist of Names for 3, 000 Vas. Pl... Agric. Handbook No. 505
    • Paris F. & al. (1976). Guide des fleurs sauvages. Neuchatel, Paris. (Fr)
    • Bobrov, E. G. (1941). In: Flora URSS, Vol. 11. Mosqua, Leningrad. (Rus)
    • Hess, H. E. et al. (0). Flora Der Schweiz, Band 2. Birkhauser.

    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.
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    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 2019. 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 2019. 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