Family:
Fabaceae Lindl.

Galega officinalis L.

This species is accepted, and its native range is Central & S. Europe to W. Pakistan.

[ILDIS]

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Conservation
Not Threatened
Morphology General Habit
Perennial, Not climbing, Herb
Vernacular
Chumera Medichinale, Derman Chepishotu, Echte Geissraute, Galega, Galega Lekarstvennaya, Galega Officinal, Goat's Rue, Goat's-rue, Khboshuba, Kozlyatnik Lekarstvennyi, Kozlyatnik Likarski, Lilas D'Espagne, Professor Weed

[ILDIS]
Use
Environmental, Food and Drink, Forage, Medicine, Toxins

Native to:

Albania, Austria, Bulgaria, Czechoslovakia, East Aegean Is., France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iran, Italy, Krym, Lebanon-Syria, North Caucasus, Pakistan, Poland, Romania, South European Russi, Spain, Transcaucasus, Turkey, Turkey-in-Europe, Ukraine, Uruguay, Yugoslavia

Introduced into:

Algeria, Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Argentina South, Baltic States, Belgium, Central European Rus, Chile Central, Chile North, Colorado, Ecuador, Great Britain, Morocco, New York, New Zealand North, Oregon, Peru, Portugal, Switzerland, Washington, Zaïre

Galega officinalis L. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Cope, T.A. [RBG 505], Great Britain K000914201 Yes
Fay, M. F. [s.n. Chase 17795], United Kingdom K000696417 No
Cope, T.A. [RBG 248], Great Britain K000914200 Yes

First published in Sp. Pl.: 714 (1753)

Accepted by

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  • Brako, L. & Zarucchi, J.L. (1993). Catalogue of the Flowering Plants and Gymnosperms of Peru Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 45: i-xl, 1-1286. Missouri Botanical Garden.
  • Dobignard, A. & Chatelain, C. (2012). Index synonymique de la flore d'Afrique du nord 4: 1-431. Éditions des conservatoire et jardin botaniques, Genève.
  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS G: 1-40325.
  • Greuter, W., Burdet, H.M. & Long, G. (eds.) (1989). Med-checklist 4: 1-458. Conservatoire et Jardin Botaniques de la Ville de Genève.
  • Jørgensen, P.M. & León-Yánes, S. (eds.) (1999). Catalogue of the Vascular Plants of Ecuador: 1-1181. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.
  • Kumar, S. & Sane, P.V. (2003). Legumes of South Asia. A Checklist: 1-536. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Lock, J.M. (1989). Legumes of Africa a check-list: 1-619. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Musselman, L.J. (2011). Checklist of Plants of Lebanon and Syria http://ww2.odu.edu/~lmusselm/plant/lebsyria/Checklist%20of%20Lebanon%20Plants.pdf.
  • Rechinger, K.H. & al. (1984). Papilionaceae II Flora Iranica 157: 1-499. Naturhistorisches Museums Wien.
  • Tutin, T.G. & al. (eds.) (1968). Flora Europaea 2: 1-469. Cambridge University Press.
  • Vladimirov, V., Dane, F. & Kit Tan (2013). New floristic records in the Balkans: 21 Phytologia Balcanica 19: 131-157.
  • Webb, C.J., Sykes, W.R. & Garnock-Jones, P.J. (1988). Flora of New Zealand 4: 1-1365. Botany division, D.S.I.R., Christchurch.
  • Werier, D. (2017). Catalogue of the Vascular plants of New York state Memoirs of the Torrey Botanical Club 27: 1-542.
  • Yakovlev, G.P., Sytin, A.K. & Roskov, Y.R. (1996). Legumes of Northern Eurasia. A checklist: 1-724. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • 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.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

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  • 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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