Medicago sativa: 1 definition

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Source: Google Books: CRC World Dictionary (Latin names; Binomial nomenclature)

1) Medicago sativa L. is the name of a plant defined in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in modern medicine, Ayurveda, and other local traditions or folk medicine. It has the following synonyms: Foenum-graecum officinale Moench var. tibetanum Alef., Medicago afganica (Bordere) Vassilcz., Medicago afghanica Vassilcz., Medicago agropyretorum Vassilcz., Medicago asiatica Sinsk., Medicago asiatica subsp. sinensis Sinskaya, Medicago beipinensis Vassilcz., Medicago grandiflora Vassilcz., Medicago grandiflora (Grossheim) Vassilcz., Medicago kopetdaghi Vassilcz., Medicago ladak Vassilcz., Medicago mesopotamica Vassilcz., Medicago orientalis Vassilcz., Medicago polia Vassilcz., Medicago polia (A. Brand) Vassilcz., Medicago praesativa Sinsk., Medicago praesativa subsp. spontanea Sinsk., Medicago sativa Urb., Medicago sativa grex. afghanica Board., Medicago sativa var. grandiflora Grossh., Medicago sogdiana (Brand) Vassilcz., Medicago sogdiana Vassilcz., Medicago tibetana (Alef.) Vassilcz., Medicago varia Martyn, Medicago varia fo. agropyretorum (Vassilcz.) D.F. Cui, Trigonella tibetana (Alef.) Vassilcz., Trigonella upendrae H.J. Chowdhery & R.R. Rao.

References regarding Medicago sativa L. for further research on medicinal uses or toxicity:

· Species Plantarum (1753)
· Plantae Veronenses (1754)
· Fl. Rustica (1792)
· Methodus Plantas Horti Botanici (1794)
· Landwirthschaftliche Flora (1866)
· Botaniceskjij Žurnal SSSR (1946)
· Flora of Cultivated Plants of the USSR (1950)
· Bot. Mater. Gerb. Bot. Inst. Komarova Acad. Nauk SSSR (1950)
· Acta Inst. Bot. Acad. Sci. URSS (1953)
· Can. J. Comp. Med., (1954)
· Bull. Res. Council Israel (1959)
· Taxon (1981)
· Cytologia (1983)
· Le Naturaliste Canadien (1984)
· Chinese Bulletin of Botany (1985)
· Acta Biologica Cracoviensia, Series Botanica (1985)
· Grassland of China (1986)
· Ciencia e Cultura (1986)
· Caryologia (1987)
· Cytologia (1988)
· Phytoestrogens.
· Toxicants of Plant Origin.
· Phenolics. (1989)
· Saponins.
· Toxicants of Plant Origin.
· Glycosides. (1989)
· Grassland of China (1989)
· Willdenowia (1991)
· Advances in Plant Taxonomy in Northwest China (1992)
· Botanical Research (1993)
· Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden (1994)
· Breeding Science (1995)
· Botanica Helvetica (1996)

2) Medicago sativa L. subsp. varia (Martyn) Arcang. is another plant having the following synonyms: Medicago x varia Martyn, Medicago hemicycla Grossh., Medicago lavrenkoi Vassilcz., Medicago media Pers., Medicago ochroleuca Kult., Medicago rivularis Vassilcz., Medicago sativa Urb., Medicago sativa nothosubsp. varia (Martyn) O. Bolòs & Vigo, Medicago sativa L. subsp. varia (Martyn) O. Bolòs & Vigo, Medicago sativa L. subsp. xvaria (Martyn) Arcang., Medicago sylvestris Fr., Medicago tianschanica Vassilcz., Medicago varia Martyn.

References regarding Medicago sativa L. subsp. varia (Martyn) Arcang. for further research on medicinal uses or toxicity:

· Species Plantarum (1753)
· Flora Rustica (1793)
· Synopseos Plantarum (1807)
· Novit. Fl. Suec. Mant. (1843)
· Verh. Bot. Vereins Prov. Brandenburg (1873)
· Papers Applied Sect. Tiflis Bot. Gard. (1925)
· Botanicheskii Zhurnal S.S.S.R. (1940)
· Fl. URSS (1945)
· Del. Sem. Hort. Bot. Princ. Acad. Sci. URSS (1946)
· Bot. Mater. Gerb. Bot. Inst. Komarova Akad. Nauk S.S.S.R. (1950)
· Not. Syst. Herb. Inst. Bot. Acad. Sci. URSS (1957)
· But. Inst. Catalana Hist. Nat.
· Bot. (1974)
· Iowa St. J. Res. (1983)

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