1. Family: Fabaceae Lindl.
    1. Genus: Vicia L.
      1. Vicia hirsuta (L.) Gray

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Macaronesia, Temp. Eurasia, N. Africa to Tanzania.

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    Conservation
    Not Threatened
    Ecology
    Africa: Mediterranean bushland & thicket, Afromontane(upland) bushland and thicket., Mediterranean woodland., Afromontane grassland
    Habit
    Annual/Perennial, Climbing, Herb
    Vernacular
    Ankari, Betzviani Tzertzvela, Chechevichka Volosistaya, Garoshak Valasisty, Goroshek Volosistyi, Hairy Tare, Hairy Vetch, Jhunjhuni, Rauhhaar-Wicke, Tiny Vetch, Vesce Herissee, Zitterlinse
    [FTEA]

    Leguminosae, J. B. Gillett, R. M. Polhill & B. Verdcourt. Flora of Tropical East Africa. 1971

    Habit
    Trailing or climbing annual herb 30–70 cm. long.
    Stem
    Stems glabrous or thinly pubescent, especially the younger parts.
    Leaves
    Leaves 6–20-foliolate; leaflets linear or narrowly oblong, 0·4–1·5 cm. long, 1·5–3 mm. wide, obtuse, truncate or emarginate and distinctly mucronulate at the apex, cuneate, sparsely pubescent when young; petiole short, 0–5(–10) mm. long; rhachis usually terminating in a slender branched tendril or sometimes this lacking in lowermost leaves; petiolules ± 0·5 mm. long; stipules semisagittate, 0·2–1·5 cm. long, 1·5–2·5 mm. wide, or in African material usually stipitate, the upper part entire, the lower often deeply divided into 3 linear or filiform segments.
    Inflorescences
    Inflorescences 2–7-flowered; peduncle 0·5–4 cm. long; pedicels 0·5–2 mm. long.
    Calyx
    Calyx pubescent; tube 1(–2·5) mm. long; lobes subequal, linear-lanceolate, 1·5–2·5 mm. long.
    Corolla
    Corolla white, rose or pale blue; standard obovate, 3–5 mm. long, 2 mm. wide, emarginate.
    Fruits
    Pods oblong, 6–10 mm. long, 3–3·5 mm. wide, somewhat compressed, 1–2-seeded, rather laxly pilose.
    Seeds
    Seeds dark brown or mottled pale and dark brown, subglobose, ± 2 mm. in diameter.
    Figures
    Fig. 153/14, p. 1071.
    Habitat
    Grassland, scrub, forest glades, lava plains; 1950–3360 m.
    Distribution
    N. Africa, Europe and Asiaelsewhere introducedpossibly truly native in East Africa. K3 K5 T2 U1 U2

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Assam, Austria, Azores, Baleares, Baltic States, Bangladesh, Belarus, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canary Is., Central European Rus, China North-Central, China South-Central, China Southeast, Corse, Cyprus, Czechoslovakia, Denmark, East Aegean Is., East European Russia, East Himalaya, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Finland, France, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Hungary, India, Iran, Iraq, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Korea, Krym, Lebanon-Syria, Madeira, Morocco, Nepal, Netherlands, North Caucasus, Northwest European R, Norway, Pakistan, Poland, Portugal, Qinghai, Romania, Rwanda, Sardegna, Sicilia, South European Russi, Spain, Sudan, Sweden, Switzerland, Tadzhikistan, Taiwan, Tanzania, Transcaucasus, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkey-in-Europe, Turkmenistan, Uganda, Ukraine, West Himalaya, West Siberia, Xinjiang, Yugoslavia, Zaïre

    Introduced into:

    Alabama, Altay, Amsterdam-St.Paul Is, Amur, Angola, Argentina South, Brazil South, Buryatiya, California, Cape Provinces, Chatham Is., Chile Central, Chile South, Ecuador, Falkland Is., Florida, Free State, Haiti, Iceland, Irkutsk, Jawa, Khabarovsk, Krasnoyarsk, Mauritius, Namibia, New Guinea, New South Wales, New Zealand North, New Zealand South, Norfolk Is., North European Russi, Oregon, Primorye, Queensland, Réunion, Sakhalin, South Australia, St.Helena, Tasmania, Tuva, Victoria, Washington, Western Australia, Yakutskiya

    Vicia hirsuta (L.) Gray appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Tweedie, E.M. [875], Kenya 9293.000
    Hinton, G.B. [4895], Mexico K000118505
    Cope, T.A. [RBG 249], Great Britain K000914205
    Cope, T.A. [RBG 382], Great Britain K000914206
    Cope, T.A. [RBG 489], Great Britain K000914207
    Roxburgh, W. [5955], India K001051470
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 5955] Ervum filiforme K001122638
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 5955] Ervum filiforme K001122639
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 5955] Ervum filiforme K001122640

    First published in Nat. Arr. Brit. Pl. 2: 614 (1821 publ. 1822)

    Accepted by

    • Darbyshire, I., Kordofani, M., Farag, I., Candiga, R. & Pickering, H. (eds.) (2015). The Plants of Sudan and South Sudan: 1-400. Kew publishing, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
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    • Dobignard, A. & Chatelain, C. (2012). Index synonymique de la flore d'Afrique du nord 4: 1-431. Éditions des conservatoire et jardin botaniques, Genève.
    • Kumar, S. (2012). Herbaceous flora of Jaunsar-Bawar (Uttarkhand), India: enumerations Phytotaxonomy 12: 33-56.
    • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
    • Marhold, K. (ed.) (2012). IAPT/IOPB chromosome data 14 Taxon 61: 1336-1345.
    • Veklich,T.N. (2012). Novelties of vascular flora of the Zeyskiy reserve (Amur region) Turczaninowia 15(2): 51-54.
    • Lambdon, P. (2012). Flowering plants & ferns of St Helena: 1-624. Pisces publications for St Helena nature conservation group.
    • 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.
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    • Sarmah, K.K. & Borthakur, S.K. (2009). A checklist of angiospermic plants of Manas national park in Assam, India Pleione 3: 190-200.
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    • Figueiredo, E. & Smith, G.F. (2008). Plants of Angola Strelitzia 22: 1-279. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
    • Lock, J.M. & Ford, C.S. (2004). Legumes of Malesia a Check-List: 1-295. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Germishuizen, G. & Meyer, N.L. (eds.) (2003). Plants of Southern Africa an annotated checklist Strelitzia 14: 1-1231. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
    • Kumar, S. & Sane, P.V. (2003). Legumes of South Asia. A Checklist: 1-536. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Broughton, D.A. & McAdam, J.H. (2002). The non-native vascular flora of the Falkland islands Botanical Journal of Scotland 54: 153-190.
    • Iwatsuki, K., Boufford, D.E. & Ohba, H. (eds.) (2001). Flora of Japan IIb: 1-550. Kodansha Ltd., Tokyo.
    • Boulos, L. (1999). Flora of Egypt 1: 1-419. Al Hadara Publishing, Cairo.
    • Jørgensen, P.M. & León-Yánes, S. (eds.) (1999). Catalogue of the Vascular Plants of Ecuador: 1-1181. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.
    • 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.
    • Lee, W.T. (1996). Lineamenta Florae Koreae: 1-1688. Soul T'ukpyolsi: Ak'ademi Sojok.
    • Yakovlev, G.P., Sytin, A.K. & Roskov, Y.R. (1996). Legumes of Northern Eurasia. A checklist: 1-724. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Orchard, A.E. (ed.) (1994). Oceanic Islands 1 Flora of Australia 49: 1-681. Australian Government Publishing Service, Canberra.
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    • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
    • Lambdon, P. (2012). Flowering plants & ferns of St Helena: 1-624. Pisces publications for St Helena nature conservation group.
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