1. Family: Fabaceae Lindl.
    1. Genus: Lathyrus L.
      1. Lathyrus cassius Boiss.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Turkey to Iran and Cyprus.

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    International Legume Database and Information Service

    Habit
    Annual, Climbing, Herb

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Cyprus, Iran, Iraq, Lebanon-Syria, Palestine, Turkey, Turkey-in-Europe

    Lathyrus cassius Boiss. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Boissier, E. [s.n.], Syria K000556161 Unknown type material
    Boissier, E. [s.n.], Syria K000556162 Unknown type material

    First published in Diagn. Pl. Orient. 9: 128 (1849)

    Accepted by

    • Gu¨nes, F. & Çirpici, A.H. (2015). Lathyrus cassius (L. sect. Cicercula, Leguminosae), a new species for the flora of Europe Phytologia Balcanica 21: 111-115.
    • Greuter, W., Burdet, H.M. & Long, G. (eds.) (1989). Med-checklist 4: 1-458. Conservatoire et Jardin Botaniques de la Ville de Genève.
    • Chrtková-Zertová, A., van der Maesen, L.J.G. & Rechinger, K.H. (1979). Papilionaceae I - Vicieae Flora Iranica 140: 1-89. Naturhistorisches Museums Wien.
    • Townsend, C.C. (1974). Flora of Iraq 3: 1-662. Ministry of Agriculture & Agrarian Reform, Baghdad.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Gu¨nes, F. & Çirpici, A.H. (2015). Lathyrus cassius (L. sect. Cicercula, Leguminosae), a new species for the flora of Europe Phytologia Balcanica 21: 111-115.
    • Greuter, W., Burdet, H.M. & Long, G. (eds.) (1989). Med-checklist 4: 1-458. Conservatoire et Jardin Botaniques de la Ville de Genève.
    • Chrtková-Zertová, A., van der Maesen, L.J.G. & Rechinger, K.H. (1979). Papilionaceae I - Vicieae Flora Iranica 140: 1-89. Naturhistorisches Museums Wien.

    Sources

    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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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