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

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Morphology General Habit
Annual, Climbing, Herb

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 K000556162 Unknown type material
Boissier, E. [s.n.], Syria K000556161 Unknown type material

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

Accepted by

  • Chrtková-Zertová, A., van der Maesen, L.J.G. & Rechinger, K.H. (1979). Papilionaceae I - Vicieae Flora Iranica 140: 1-89. Naturhistorisches Museums Wien.
  • Greuter, W., Burdet, H.M. & Long, G. (eds.) (1989). Med-checklist 4: 1-458. Conservatoire et Jardin Botaniques de la Ville de Genève.
  • 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.
  • Townsend, C.C. (1974). Flora of Iraq 3: 1-662. Ministry of Agriculture & Agrarian Reform, Baghdad.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Chrtková-Zertová, A., van der Maesen, L.J.G. & Rechinger, K.H. (1979). Papilionaceae I - Vicieae Flora Iranica 140: 1-89. Naturhistorisches Museums Wien.
  • Greuter, W., Burdet, H.M. & Long, G. (eds.) (1989). Med-checklist 4: 1-458. Conservatoire et Jardin Botaniques de la Ville de Genève.
  • 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.

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