Higher Classification: > Kingdom Plantae > Division Tracheophyta > Subdivision Spermatophytina > Class Magnoliopsida > Superorder Rosanae > Order Fabales > Family Fabaceae > Tribe Loteae > Genus Hippocrepis

Hippocrepis comosa L.

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

HippocrepisL.accepted genus name

Species group names

Hippocrepis comosa subsp. macedonica (Degen & Urum.) Kožuharov synonym
Hippocrepis perennis Lam. synonym

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 English: Horseshoe Vetch sources: Stace, C. - New Flora Of The British Isles. Cambridge Univ. Press 1991.
 French: Fer-a-cheval; Hippocrepis A Toupet sources: Bonnier G. & Layens G. - Flore Complete Portative de la France de la Suisse Et... 1970.
 German: Hufeisenklee sources: Rothmaler W. & al. - Exkursionsflora Fur Die Gebiete Der DDR Und Der BRD. Bd. 2. 1988.
 Russian: Gippokrepis Kosmatyi; Podkovnik Khokhlatyi sources: Gorschkova, S. G. - In: Flora URSS, Vol. 13. Moscow, Leningrad. (Rus) 1948.;Vassiljeva, L. I. - In Flora Partis Europaeae URSS. Vol. 6. Leningrad. (Rus). 1987.
 Spanish, Castillian: ceja real; quebrantaherraduras sources: Anthos (2010). Information System of the plants of Spain. Real Jardín Botánico, CSIC - Fundación Biodiversidad. (for names from the Iberian Peninsula and the Balearic Islands).
 Ukrainian: Gippokrepis Chubatyi sources: Visyulina, O. D. - Leguminosae. In: Flora URSR, Vol. 6. Kiev. (Ukr) 1954.
 unknown: Fer A Cheval; Hippocrepide En Ombelle


nomenclatural reference

L., Sp. Pl. 1753.




ILDIS World Database of Legumes 2010. (copyright © ILDIS). Hippocrepis comosa L.. Accessed through: Euro+Med PlantBase at http://ww2.bgbm.org/euroPlusMed/PTaxonDetail.asp?UUID=D6836493-5765-423E-B328-CAB14F691983




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