Medicago hypogaea

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Medicago hypogaea

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Status

Indigenous (IN)

Endemism

not endemic

Systematics

Taxonomy according to Small & Brookes (1984) and Steele & Wojciechowski (2003).

Small E. & Brookes B. S. 1984: Reduction of the geocarpic Factorovskya to Medicago. - Taxon 33: 622-635.
Steele K. P. & Wojciechowski M. F. 2003: Phylogenetic analysis of tribes Trifolieae and Vicieae, based on sequences of the the plastid gene matK (Papilionoideae: Leguminosae), p. 355-370. - In: Klitgaard B. B. & Bruneau A. (ed.), Advances Legume Syst. 10.

Distribution

Map
Cyprus:Division 1 indigenousADivision 3 indigenousADivision 5 indigenousB,CDivision 6 indigenousB,CDivision 7 indigenousB,C
A. Hand, R. 2004: Supplementary notes to the flora of Cyprus IV. – Willdenowia 34: 427-456, B. E. Small 2011: Alfalfa and relatives. Evolution and classification of Medicago. – Ottawa, C. Meikle, R.D. 1977: Flora of Cyprus 1. – Kew: The Bentham-Moxon Trust

Altitudinal range

50 - 400 mD,E
D. Hand, R. 2004: Supplementary notes to the flora of Cyprus IV. – Willdenowia 34: 427-456, E. Meikle, R.D. 1977: Flora of Cyprus 1. – Kew: The Bentham-Moxon Trust

Life-form

Therophyte

Flowering Period

Jan–Apr