Vascular Plants Australian Plant Name Index (APNI)

Showing Medicago
Fabaceae Lindl.
Medicago L. , nom. cons., scientific
Linnaeus, C. (1 May 1753), Species Plantarum 2: 778 [tax. nov.]
  • Type: (not designated).
  • Comment: See comments on conservation in Taxon 36 (1987) 737–738; Taxon 37 (1988) 440. Nom. cons. (ref. I.C.B.N. (1988) No. 3688).
Linnaeus, C. (1754), Genera Plantarum Edn. 5: 339 [secondary reference]
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]
Scofield, C.S. (1908), U.S. Dept. Agric. Bur. Pl. Ind. Bull. 131: 15 [secondary reference]
  • Lectotype: Medicago radiata L.
Bailey, F.M. (1913), Comprehensive Catalogue of Queensland Plants: 133 [secondary reference]
Black, J.M. (1924), Casuarinaceae - Euphorbiaceae. Flora of South Australia 2: 312-313 [secondary reference]
  • Etymology: Name orginally formed by Jacques Dalechamp, 1513-1588, from the Latin medica, lucern, so called because lucern was believed to have been introduced into Europe from Media.
Black, J.M. (January 1948), Casuarinaceae-Euphorbiaceae. Flora of South Australia Edn. 2, 2: 457 [secondary reference]
common name: Medic [n/a]
  • Etymology: "Name originally formed by Jacques Dalechamp, 1513-1588, from the Latin medica, lucerne, so called because lucerne was believed to have been introduced into Europe from Media, a province of the old Persian Empire."
Curtis, W.M. (1956), The Student's Flora of Tasmania 1: 148 [secondary reference]
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]
Eichler, Hj. (1965), Supplement to J.M.Black's Flora of South Australia (Second Edition, 1943-1957): 188-189 [secondary reference]
Burbidge, N.T. & Gray, M. (1970), Flora of the Australian Capital Territory: 223-224 [secondary reference]
Curtis, W.M. & Morris, D.I. (1975), Angiospermae: Ranunculaceae to Myrtaceae. The Student's Flora of Tasmania Edn. 2, 1: 153 [secondary reference]
Crisp, M.D. in Jessop, J.P. (ed.) (1981), Papilionaceae (Fabaceae) - most genera. Flora of Central Australia: 173 [secondary reference]
Cronquist, A.J. (1981), An Integrated System of Classification of Flowering Plants: 601 [secondary reference]
Jacobs, S.W.L. & Pickard, J. (1981), Plants of New South Wales: 124 [secondary reference]
Stirton, C.H. (1983), The genus Medicago (Leguminosae) in southern Africa. Bothalia 14: 27-36 [secondary reference]
Stanley, T.D. in Stanley, T.D. & Ross, E.M. (1984), Fabaceae. Flora of South-eastern Queensland 1: 279-282 [secondary reference]
Wheeler, J.R. in Marchant, N.G., Wheeler, J.R., Rye, B.L., Bennett, E.M., Lander, N.S. & Macfarlane, T.D. (1987), Papilionaceae. Flora of the Perth Region 1: 282-283 [secondary reference]
Weston, P.H. in Harden, G.J. (ed.) (1991), Medicago. Flora of New South Wales 2: 452 [secondary reference]
common name: Medics [n/a]
Green, P.S. in Wilson, A.J.G. (ed.) (1994), Norfolk Island & Lord Howe Island. Flora of Australia 49: 191 [secondary reference]
Jeanes, J.A. in Walsh, N.G. & Entwisle, T.J. (ed.) (1996), Fabaceae. Flora of Victoria 3: 722-723 [secondary reference]
Weston, P.H. in Harden, G.J. (ed.) (2002), Medicago. Flora of New South Wales Revised Edition 2: 622 [secondary reference]
common name: Medics [n/a]
Wheeler, J.R., Marchant, N.G. & Lewington, M. (2002), Dicotyledons. Flora of the South West 2: 766 [secondary reference]
Mabberley, D.J. (1 May 2008), Mabberley's Plant-Book Edn. 3: 530-531 [secondary reference]
CHAH (2011), Australian Plant Census: - APC [secondary reference]
  • APC Dist.: WA (naturalised), NT (naturalised), SA (naturalised), Qld (naturalised), NSW (naturalised), LHI (naturalised), NI (naturalised), ACT (naturalised), Vic (naturalised), Tas (naturalised)