African Plant Database

Trigonella glabra Thunb.
Protologue : Prodr. Pl. Cap. 2: 137 (1800) 
Information on the genus : Trigonella
Status for NA : accepted (present)
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Trigonella hamosa L. (1759) (SA = accepted; TA = rejected)
=Trigonella hamosa auct.
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Annual green herb; sems erect to procumbent, branching from base, 10-35 cm long, pubescent when young; flowers yellow in subumbellate long-pedunculate racemes; pod falcate to semicirular, 9-16-seeded.
Ecology : Ecology not recorded for Sudan. In Egypt: cultivated ground, sandy soils, roadsides.
  E Mediterranean Region, Egypt, Sinai, Arabia, Jordan, Syria east to Iraq, S Iran, N India; S. Africa. Probably introduced in Taiwan (Wu & Huang, o.c.).

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and south Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • Med-Checklist 4: 195 (1989).
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The Euro-Mediterranean Plant Base
see under Herbarium, North Africa MPU
carte afrique num 63870
Record n°63870
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