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Melilotus albus Medik.
Family : FABACEAE
Protologue : Vorles. Churpfälz. Phys.-Öcon. Ges. 2: 382 (1787)
Information on the genus : Melilotus
Basionym : Melilotus albus Desr.
 
 
Status
Status for NA : accepted (present)
Status for SA : accepted (naturalised-introduced)
Status for TA : accepted (naturalised-introduced)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Melilotus albus Desr. (1797)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Erect, branched, ± glabrous annual or short-lived perennial herb 0,4-1,2 m tall; corolla white; pod weakly reticutely veined.
Ecology : Cultivated or disturbed ground; c. 2000 m alt. (Ethiopia: SU, HA).
  Europe; N. Africa; W and C Asia; introduced in E. Africa, Fl. Zambes. Area (along irrigation channels, in sunny places), S. Africa and edse where.
  Not mapped.

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More info on :
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see under The Euro-Mediterranean Plant Base
see under Flora of Mozambique
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
see under Herbarium, North Africa MPU
 
Map
carte afrique num 128368
 
Record n°128368 modified 2008-10-16
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