Fabaceae Lindl.
Melilotus officinalis (L.) Lam. , legitimate, scientific
Lamarck, J.-B.P.A. de M. de (1779), Flore Francoise Edn. 1, 2: 594 [tax. nov.]
  • Type: "Cette plante croît dans les champs & fur le bord des haies ... ou ♂."
Mueller, F.J.H. von (20 October 1853), First general report of the Government Botanist on the vegetation of the colony. Victoria - Parliamentary Papers- Votes and Proceedings of the Legislative Assembly: 13 [secondary reference]
  • Comment: cited as "Melilotus officinalis Desrousseaux"
Rodway, L. (1903), The Tasmanian Flora: 39 BHL [secondary reference]
Black, J.M. (1924), Casuarinaceae - Euphorbiaceae. Flora of South Australia 2: 312 [secondary reference]
taxonomic synonym: Melilotus arvensis Wallr. legitimate
Black, J.M. (January 1948), Casuarinaceae-Euphorbiaceae. Flora of South Australia Edn. 2, 2: 456 [secondary reference]
taxonomic synonym: Melilotus arvensis Wallr. legitimate common name: Common Melilot [n/a]
Curtis, W.M. (1956), The Student's Flora of Tasmania 1: 151 [secondary reference]
common name: Common Melilot [n/a]
Beadle, N.C.W., Evans, O.D. & Carolin, R.C. (1962), Handbook of the Vascular Plants of the Sydney District and Blue Mountains: 251 [secondary reference]
common name: Common Melilot [n/a]
Stevenson, G.A. (1969), Canadian Journal of Plant Science: 8-9 [secondary reference]
Curtis, W.M. & Morris, D.I. (1975), Angiospermae: Ranunculaceae to Myrtaceae. The Student's Flora of Tasmania Edn. 2, 1: 155 [secondary reference]
common name: Common Melilot [n/a]
Jacobs, S.W.L. & Pickard, J. (1981), Plants of New South Wales: 124 [secondary reference]
Green, J.W. (1985), Census of the Vascular Plants of Western Australia Edn. 2: 98 [secondary reference]
Norris, E.H. in Harden, G.J. (ed.) (1991), Melilotus. Flora of New South Wales 2: 451 [secondary reference]
common name: Common Melilot [n/a]
Jeanes, J.A. in Walsh, N.G. & Entwisle, T.J. (ed.) (1996), Fabaceae. Flora of Victoria 3: 720-721, Fig. 145q-r [secondary reference]
nomenclatural synonym: Trifolium officinale L. legitimate
Norris, E.H. in Harden, G.J. (ed.) (2002), Melilotus. Flora of New South Wales Revised Edition 2: 621 [secondary reference]
common name: Common Melilot [n/a]
CHAH (2011), Australian Plant Census: - APC [secondary reference]
nomenclatural synonym: Trifolium officinalis L. orth. var. nomenclatural synonym: Trifolium officinale L. legitimate taxonomic synonym: Melilotus officinalis Pall. nom. inval., nom. nud.
  • APC Comment: Authorship of Melilotus officinalis follows GRIN (see http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?24009).
  • APC Dist.: WA (naturalised), SA (naturalised), Qld (doubtfully naturalised), NSW (naturalised), Vic (naturalised), Tas (naturalised)
de Salas, M.F. & Baker, M.L. (2016), A Census of the Vascular Plants of Tasmania, including Macquarie Island: 46 [secondary reference]
taxonomic synonym: Melilotus arvensis Wallr. legitimate