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Lathyrus sphaericus Retz.
Family : FABACEAE
Protologue : Observ. Bot. (Retzius) 3: 39 (1783) 
Information on the genus : Lathyrus
 
 
Status
Status for NA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Lathyrus sphaericus Retz. subsp. sphaericus
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Lathyrus sphaericus var. pilosulus Murb. (1922)
=Lathyrus sphaericus var. stenophyllus Boiss. (1873)
 
Taxon infra-specific
Lathyrus sphaericus Retz. subsp. sphaericus
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Suberect or spreading annual herb (6-)10-30 cm long; stems usually much branched below, glabrous Africa.
Ecology : Grassland at forest edges; open scrub; 1650-3200 m alt.
  N Africa; Atlantic Islands; S and E Europa and E Mediterranean eastwards to Afghanistan.

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see under The Euro-Mediterranean Plant Base
see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
see under herbiergdebelair
see under Herbarium, North Africa MPU
 
Map
carte afrique num 70778
 
Record n°70778
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