Medicago schischkinii Sumnev.

First published in Sist. Zametki Mater. Gerb. Krylova Tomsk. Gosud. Univ. Kuybysheva 1932(1-2): 5 (1932)
This name is a synonym of Medicago × varia

POWO follows these authorities in synonymising this name:

  • Small, E. (2011). Alfalfa and relatives. Evolution and classification of Medicago: 1-727. NRC Research Press, Ottawa. [Cited as Medicago sativa subsp. × varia.]

This name was accepted following an alternative taxonomy by these authorities:

  • Lazkov, G.A. & Sultanova, B.A. (2011). Checklist of vascular plants of Kyrgyzstan. Norrlinia 24: 1-166. [Cited as Medicago schischkinii.]
  • Yakovlev, G.P., Sytin, A.K. & Roskov, Y.R. (1996). Legumes of Northern Eurasia. A checklist: 1-724. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. [Cited as Medicago schischkinii.]

International Legume Database and Information Service

  • Grossheim, A. A. (1941). In: Flora URSS Vol. 11. Mosqua, Leningrad. (Rus)
  • Khassanov, O. Kh. (1972). Dikorastushchie lyutserny Srednei Asii. Tashkent. (Rus)

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:


  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2023. Published on the Internet at and
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