Vicia grandiflora Scop.

First published in Fl. Carniol., ed. 2, 2: 65 (1771)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Central & SE. Europe to Central Asia and Iran. It is a climbing annual or biennial and grows primarily in the temperate biome.

Descriptions

International Legume Database and Information Service

Morphology General Habit
Annual/Perennial, Climbing/Not climbing, Herb
Vernacular
Goroshek Krupnotzvetkovyi
[ILDIS]

Extinction risk predictions for the world's flowering plants to support their conservation (2024). Bachman, S.P., Brown, M.J.M., Leão, T.C.C., Lughadha, E.N., Walker, B.E. https://nph.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1111/nph.19592

Conservation
Predicted extinction risk: not threatened. Confidence: confident
[AERP]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species https://www.iucnredlist.org/species/176120/1433423

Conservation
LC - least concern
[IUCN]

Seed Collecting Guide. RBG Kew (2013-2016)

Morphology General Habit
Annual or biennial climbers, 25-60 cm tall, stems slender, ascending
Morphology Leaves Stipules
Stipules 2.5-12 mm by 1-11 mm, lower semi-hastate and few-toothed, upper ovate to lanceolate, entire
Morphology Leaves
Leaflets 3-7-paired, 7-38 x 1-15 mm, oblong, obovate or suborbicular, apex obtuse or truncate, mucronate, margins entire or serrate
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Axillary, 1-3-flowered but most often paired
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Peduncles
Peduncle 1-13 mm, pedicel 1-4 mm
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Flowers 10-33 mm; calyx teeth subequal; petals all approximately equal in length, standard cream or yellow, sometimes with a lilac tinge, shape stenonychioid (lamina contacting into a narrow claw and no distinct constriction between lamina and claw), claw bowing absent, upper standrad surface glabrous, wing marking absent, wing limb with or without basal folding
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Pod 6-70 mm long by 4-12 mm wide, linear or rectancular, rounded or flattened, sutures straight, valves glabrous or pubescent
Morphology Reproductive morphology Seeds
1-14 per fruit, more or less circular, laterally flattened, 2-7 mm in diameter, hilum > 1/2 of seed circumference.
Ecology
Disturbed land, woodlands and woodland margins. Altitude: 500 - 1600 m.
Distribution
Southern and Eastern Europe, Turkey and the Caucasus.
Conservation
Least concerned.
Phenology
Flower (April-June), fruit (May-July).
[SCG]

Uses

Use
Forage
[ILDIS]

Sources

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    • Angiosperm Threat Predictions
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    • 'The Herbarium Catalogue, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet http://www.kew.org/herbcat [accessed on Day Month Year]'. Please enter the date on which you consulted the system.
    • Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
  • IUCN Categories

    • IUCN Red List of Threatened Species
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    • International Legume Database and Information Service (ILDIS) V10.39 Nov 2011
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
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  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
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