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Sickle Medick
Medicago falcata L.

kingdom Plantae - plants »  divisio Magnoliophyta - flowering plants »  class Rosopsida - eudicots »  order Fabales »  family Fabaceae - Legumes »  genus Medicago - alfalfa

Scientific synonyms

Medicago sativa subsp. falcata (L.) Arcang.

Other names

= Lucerne
= Sickle Medic
= Yellow Alfalfa
= Yellow Lucerne

Images


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Medicago falcata - Sickle Medick

Author: Michael Kesl

Medicago falcata - Sickle Medick

Author: Michael Kesl

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Intertaxon relationships

parasite: Orobanche lutea Baumg., Orobanche pubescens d'Urv. - Woolly Broomrape

consumer: Agapanthia violacea (Fabricius, 1775)

Links and literature

CZ Danihelka J., Chrtek J., Kaplan Z., Wild J. (2011): Seznam jmen cévnatých rostlin použitých v nálezové databázi květeny České republiky [http://www.ibot.cas.cz/index.php?p=sezna...], Botanický ústav AV ČR [as Medicago falcata L.]
Data retrieved on: 21 November 2013
EN Botanical Society of British Isles [http://www.bsbi.org.uk/], Botany Department, The Natural History Museum [as Medicago sativa subsp. falcata (L.) Arcang.]
Data retrieved on: 11 May 2012
CZ Kubát et al. (2002): Klíč ke květeně České republiky, Academia, Praha [as Medicago falcata L.]
Data retrieved on: 26 May 2019
EN Danihelka J., Chrtek J. Jr. & Kaplan Z. (2012): Seznam cévnatých rostlin květeny České republiky, Preslia 84: 647–811 [as Medicago falcata L.]
Data retrieved on: 18 August 2019

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