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This species is accepted, and its native range is Europe, N. Africa to Central Asia and W. Himalaya.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

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Conservation
Not Threatened
Ecology
Africa: Mediterranean grasslands.
Morphology General 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

Morphology General Habit
Climbing annual herb sparsely pubescent on the young vegetative parts.
Morphology Stem
Stem up to c. 80 cm long, winged, glabrous; wings 0.5–2.5 mm wide.
Morphology 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.
Morphology Reproductive morphology 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.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Calyx 6–8 mm long, glabrous; tube c. 2 mm long, lobes 3.5–4 mm long, subequal, ovate-lanceolate, acuminate.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers 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.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens
Vexillary stamen free; filament sheath c. 3.5 mm long.
Morphology Reproductive morphology 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.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Seeds
Seeds 3–10, globular or subglobose, tuberculate, brownish or blackish.

[ILDIS]

International Legume Database and Information Service

Conservation
Insufficiently known
Morphology General Habit
Herb

[ILDIS]
Use
Environmental, Forage, Toxins

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, Palestine, 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

  • Allred, K.W. (2012). Flora Neomexicana, ed. 2, 1: 1-599. Range Science Herbarium, Las Cruces, New Mexico.
  • Bailey, C. & al. (2015). Guide to the Vascular Plants of Tennessee: 1-813. University of Tennessee press.
  • Boulos, L. (1999). Flora of Egypt 1: 1-419. Al Hadara Publishing, Cairo.
  • Chrtková-Zertová, A., van der Maesen, L.J.G. & Rechinger, K.H. (1979). Papilionaceae I - Vicieae Flora Iranica 140: 1-89. Naturhistorisches Museums Wien.
  • Danin, A. & Fragman- Sapir, O. (2019). Flora of Israel Online http://flora.org.il/en/plants/.
  • Dobignard, A. & Chatelain, C. (2012). Index synonymique de la flore d'Afrique du nord 4: 1-431. Éditions des conservatoire et jardin botaniques, Genève.
  • Greuter, W., Burdet, H.M. & Long, G. (eds.) (1989). Med-checklist 4: 1-458. Conservatoire et Jardin Botaniques de la Ville de Genève.
  • 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.
  • Jones, R.L. (2005). Plant life of Kentucky. An illustrated guide to the vascular flora: 1-833. The universitry press of Kentucky.
  • Kenicer, G.J. & Parsons, R. (2021). Lathyrus: The Complete Guide: 1-511. RHS Media.
  • 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.
  • Kumar, S. & Sane, P.V. (2003). Legumes of South Asia. A Checklist: 1-536. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Lazkov, G.A. & Sultanova, B.A. (2011). Checklist of vascular plants of Kyrgyzstan Norrlinia 24: 1-166.
  • Lock, J.M. (1989). Legumes of Africa a check-list: 1-619. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Mohlenbrock, R.H. (2014). Vascular Flora of Illinois. A Field Guide, ed. 4: 1-536. Southern Illinois University Press, Carbondale.
  • Nikitin, V.V. (ed.) (1949). Flora Turkmenii 4: 1-364. Turkmenskoe gosudarstvennoe izd., Ashkhabad.
  • Pope, G.V., Polhill, R.N. & Martins, E.S. (eds.) (2003). Flora Zambesiaca 3(7): 1-274. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • 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.
  • 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

  • Allred, K.W. (2012). Flora Neomexicana, ed. 2, 1: 1-599. Range Science Herbarium, Las Cruces, New Mexico.
  • Bailey, C. & al. (2015). Guide to the Vascular Plants of Tennessee: 1-813. University of Tennessee press.
  • Boulos, L. (1999). Flora of Egypt 1: 1-419. Al Hadara Publishing, Cairo.
  • Chrtková-Zertová, A., van der Maesen, L.J.G. & Rechinger, K.H. (1979). Papilionaceae I - Vicieae Flora Iranica 140: 1-89. Naturhistorisches Museums Wien.
  • Danin, A. & Fragman- Sapir, O. (2019). Flora of Israel Online http://flora.org.il/en/plants/.
  • Dobignard, A. & Chatelain, C. (2012). Index synonymique de la flore d'Afrique du nord 4: 1-431. Éditions des conservatoire et jardin botaniques, Genève.
  • Greuter, W., Burdet, H.M. & Long, G. (eds.) (1989). Med-checklist 4: 1-458. Conservatoire et Jardin Botaniques de la Ville de Genève.
  • 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.
  • Jones, R.L. (2005). Plant life of Kentucky. An illustrated guide to the vascular flora: 1-833. The universitry press of Kentucky.
  • 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.
  • Kumar, S. & Sane, P.V. (2003). Legumes of South Asia. A Checklist: 1-536. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Lazkov, G.A. & Sultanova, B.A. (2011). Checklist of vascular plants of Kyrgyzstan Norrlinia 24: 1-166.
  • Lock, J.M. (1989). Legumes of Africa a check-list: 1-619. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Mohlenbrock, R.H. (2014). Vascular Flora of Illinois. A Field Guide, ed. 4: 1-536. Southern Illinois University Press, Carbondale.
  • Pope, G.V., Polhill, R.N. & Martins, E.S. (eds.) (2003). Flora Zambesiaca 3(7): 1-274. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Tutin, T.G. & al. (eds.) (1968). Flora Europaea 2: 1-469. Cambridge University Press.
  • 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.

International Legume Database and Information Service

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