1. Family: Fabaceae Lindl.
    1. Genus: Lathyrus L.
      1. Lathyrus hirsutus L.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Europe, N. Africa to Central Asia and W. Himalaya.

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    Conservation
    Not Threatened
    Ecology
    Africa: Mediterranean grasslands.
    Habit
    Annual, Climbing, Herb
    Vernacular
    Caley Pea, China Shershavaya, China Zhestkovolosistaya, Gesse Herissee, Hairy Vetchling, Rauhhaarige Platterbse, Rough Pea, Singletary Pea, Sochevichnik Zhestkovolosistyi
    [FZ]

    Leguminosae, various authors. Flora Zambesiaca 3:7. 2003

    Habit
    Climbing annual herb sparsely pubescent on the young vegetative parts.
    Stem
    Stem up to c. 80 cm long, winged, glabrous; wings 0.5–2.5 mm wide.
    Leaves
    Leaves 2-foliolate; leaflets 15–80 × 3–20 mm, linear to oblanceolate, subacute to rounded and shortly acuminate or mucronate at the apex, cuneate at the base, glabrous, usually with 2–3 longitudinal veins from the base on each side of the midrib, prominent on both surfaces; petiole 13–30 mm long, narrowly winged, produced beyond the leaflets into a branched prehensile tendril; petiolules up to 0.5 mm long; stipules 10–20 mm long and up to 2 mm wide, semi-sagittate, the lobes diverging at a very wide angle, entire; rarely a small tooth present between the lobes.
    Flowers
    Flowers 1–3(4) in axillary racemes; peduncle 50–80(200) mm long, usually longer than the subtending leaf, slender; bracts up to 1.7 mm long, subulate; pedicels 4–6 mm long, glabrous or sparsely glandular-pubescent.
    Calyx
    Calyx 6–8 mm long, glabrous; tube c. 2 mm long, lobes 3.5–4 mm long, subequal, ovate-lanceolate, acuminate.
    Corolla
    Corolla 10–15 mm long; standard red, 10–15 × 8–12 mm, the lamina suborbicular, truncate-retuse, abruptly narrowed to a broad claw c. 4 mm long; wings blue, 8–12 mm long, the lamina twice as long as the claw, oblong-obovate, obtuse, with a very long conjunctival flap above the acute auricle; keel usually c. 2 mm shorter than the wings, the lamina arcuately ascending, deltoid-subquadrate, as long as the claw, with a short obtuse auricle.
    Stamens
    Vexillary stamen free; filament sheath c. 3.5 mm long.
    Fruits
    Pod 25–50 × 6–8 mm, linear-oblong, abruptly narrowed at both ends, laterally compressed, brown or yellowish with tubercle-based long silky hairs and small sessile glands.
    Seeds
    Seeds 3–10, globular or subglobose, tuberculate, brownish or blackish.
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    Conservation
    Insufficiently known
    Habit
    Herb

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Corse, Czechoslovakia, Egypt, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iran, Iraq, Italy, Kirgizstan, Krym, Lebanon-Syria, Morocco, North Caucasus, Pakistan, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Sardegna, Sicilia, South European Russi, Spain, Switzerland, Tadzhikistan, Transcaucasus, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkey-in-Europe, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, West Himalaya, Yugoslavia

    Introduced into:

    Alabama, Argentina Northeast, Baltic States, California, Great Britain, Illinois, Kentucky, Kenya, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Oregon, Tennessee, Texas, Uruguay, Virginia, Zimbabwe

    Lathyrus hirsutus L. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Cuming, H. [726], Chile K000119138

    First published in Sp. Pl.: 732 (1753)

    Accepted by

    • Bailey, C. & al. (2015). Guide to the Vascular Plants of Tennessee: 1-813. University of Tennessee press.
    • Mohlenbrock, R.H. (2014). Vascular Flora of Illinois. A Field Guide, ed. 4: 1-536. Southern Illinois University Press, Carbondale.
    • Allred, K.W. (2012). Flora Neomexicana, ed. 2, 1: 1-599. Range Science Herbarium, Las Cruces, New Mexico.
    • Dobignard, A. & Chatelain, C. (2012). Index synonymique de la flore d'Afrique du nord 4: 1-431. Éditions des conservatoire et jardin botaniques, Genève.
    • Lazkov, G.A. & Sultanova, B.A. (2011). Checklist of vascular plants of Kyrgyzstan Norrlinia 24: 1-166.
    • Kral, R., Diamond, A.R., Ginzbarg, S.L., Hansen, C.J., Haynes, R.R., Keener, B.R., Lelong, M.G., Spaulding, D.D. & Woods, M. (2011). Annotated checklist of the vascular plants of Alabama: 1-112. Botanical reseach institute of Texas.
    • Zuloaga, F.O., Morrone, O. , Belgrano, M.J., Marticorena, C. & Marchesi, E. (eds.) (2008). Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Cono Sur Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 107: 1-3348. Missouri Botanical Garden.
    • Jones, R.L. (2005). Plant life of Kentucky. An illustrated guide to the vascular flora: 1-833. The universitry press of Kentucky.
    • Pope, G.V., Polhill, R.N. & Martins, E.S. (eds.) (2003). Flora Zambesiaca 3(7): 1-274. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Kumar, S. & Sane, P.V. (2003). Legumes of South Asia. A Checklist: 1-536. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Boulos, L. (1999). Flora of Egypt 1: 1-419. Al Hadara Publishing, Cairo.
    • Isely, D. (1998). Native and Naturalized Leguminosae (Fabaceae) of the United States: 1-1007. Monte L. Bean Life Science Museum. Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah.
    • Yakovlev, G.P., Sytin, A.K. & Roskov, Y.R. (1996). Legumes of Northern Eurasia. A checklist: 1-724. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Greuter, W., Burdet, H.M. & Long, G. (eds.) (1989). Med-checklist 4: 1-458. Conservatoire et Jardin Botaniques de la Ville de Genève.
    • Lock, J.M. (1989). Legumes of Africa a check-list: 1-619. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • 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.
    • Tutin, T.G. & al. (eds.) (1968). Flora Europaea 2: 1-469. Cambridge University Press.
    • Nikitin, V.V. (ed.) (1949). Flora Turkmenii 4: 1-364. Turkmenskoe gosudarstvennoe izd., Ashkhabad.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
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    • Mohlenbrock, R.H. (2014). Vascular Flora of Illinois. A Field Guide, ed. 4: 1-536. Southern Illinois University Press, Carbondale.
    • Allred, K.W. (2012). Flora Neomexicana, ed. 2, 1: 1-599. Range Science Herbarium, Las Cruces, New Mexico.
    • Dobignard, A. & Chatelain, C. (2012). Index synonymique de la flore d'Afrique du nord 4: 1-431. Éditions des conservatoire et jardin botaniques, Genève.
    • Lazkov, G.A. & Sultanova, B.A. (2011). Checklist of vascular plants of Kyrgyzstan Norrlinia 24: 1-166.
    • Kral, R., Diamond, A.R., Ginzbarg, S.L., Hansen, C.J., Haynes, R.R., Keener, B.R., Lelong, M.G., Spaulding, D.D. & Woods, M. (2011). Annotated checklist of the vascular plants of Alabama: 1-112. Botanical reseach institute of Texas.
    • Zuloaga, F.O., Morrone, O. , Belgrano, M.J., Marticorena, C. & Marchesi, E. (eds.) (2008). Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Cono Sur Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 107: 1-3348. Missouri Botanical Garden.
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    • Kumar, S. & Sane, P.V. (2003). Legumes of South Asia. A Checklist: 1-536. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
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