Medicago rigidula

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Medicago rigidula

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Status

Indigenous (IN)

Endemism

not endemic

Systematics

Probably only M. rigiduloides, a still controversial segregate, does occur in Cyprus. Results of further studies have been announced (Small 2011).

Small E. 2011: Alfalfa and relatives. Evolution and classification of Medicago. - Ottawa.

Distribution

Map
Cyprus:Division 1 indigenousADivision 2 indigenousBDivision 3 indigenousC,DDivision 6 indigenousE,F
A. Hand, R. 2001: Supplementary notes to the flora of Cyprus II. – Willdenowia 31: 383-409, B. Meikle, R.D. 1977: Flora of Cyprus 1. – Kew: The Bentham-Moxon Trust, C. Hadjikyriakou, G. 2010: Symvoli sti meleti tis chloridas tis Kyprou 15. – Dasoponos 43: 7-10, D. Hand, R. 2004: Supplementary notes to the flora of Cyprus IV. – Willdenowia 34: 427-456, E. , F. Alziar, G. 2000: Compte rendu du 4ème Iter Mediterraneum. – Bocconea 11: 5-83

Altitudinal range

30 - 1375 mG,H
G. Hand, R. 2001: Supplementary notes to the flora of Cyprus II. – Willdenowia 31: 383-409, H. Meikle, R.D. 1977: Flora of Cyprus 1. – Kew: The Bentham-Moxon Trust

Life-form

Therophyte

Flowering Period

Apr–Jun