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Fam.: Fabaceae / Legumes      

Genus:  Medicago  L.
 

Authors:
   L.:  Carl von Linné (Linnaeus, 1707 - 1777), Swedish naturalist who introduced the binary naming system for plants and animals
   BARTAL.:  Biagio Bartalini (1746 - 1822), Italian physician and botanist
 

Etymology:
   Medicago:   from Media, the country of the former Medes in today Iran, where Lucerne Medicago sativa comes from
   orbicularis:   round (fruit)
 

Medicago orbicularis / Button Clover, F Maures, Bois de Rouquan 12.5.2007
Fig. 1:  Medicago orbicularis / Button Clover
F Maures, Bois de Rouquan 12.5.2007
Medicago orbicularis / Button Clover, F Maures, Bois de Rouquan 12.5.2007
Fig. 2:  Medicago orbicularis / Button Clover
F Maures, Bois de Rouquan 12.5.2007
Medicago orbicularis / Button Clover, F Maures, Bois de Rouquan 12.5.2007
Fig. 3:  Medicago orbicularis / Button Clover
F Maures, Bois de Rouquan 12.5.2007
Medicago orbicularis / Button Clover, I Perugia 3.6.2007
Fig. 4:  Medicago orbicularis / Button Clover
I Perugia 3.6.2007
Medicago orbicularis / Button Clover, I Perugia 3.6.2007
Fig. 5:  Medicago orbicularis / Button Clover
I Perugia 3.6.2007
Medicago orbicularis / Button Clover, GR Igoumenitsa 13.5.2008
Fig. 6:  Medicago orbicularis / Button Clover
GR Igoumenitsa 13.5.2008
Medicago orbicularis / Button Clover, Croatia Korčula, Prizba 5.4.2006
Fig. 7:  Medicago orbicularis / Button Clover
Croatia, Korčula, Prizba 5.4.2006
Medicago orbicularis / Button Clover, Corsica Asco 25.5.2010
Fig. 8:  Medicago orbicularis / Button Clover
Corsica, Asco 25.5.2010
Medicago orbicularis / Button Clover, Corsica Asco 25.5.2010
Fig. 9:  Medicago orbicularis / Button Clover
Corsica, Asco 25.5.2010
Medicago orbicularis / Button Clover, Crete Preveli Beach 3.4.2015
Fig. 10:  Medicago orbicularis / Button Clover
Crete, Preveli Beach 3.4.2015
Medicago orbicularis / Button Clover, Crete Preveli Beach 3.4.2015
Fig. 11:  Medicago orbicularis / Button Clover
Crete, Preveli Beach 3.4.2015
Medicago orbicularis / Button Clover, Crete Preveli Beach 3.4.2015
Fig. 12:  Medicago orbicularis / Button Clover
Crete, Preveli Beach 3.4.2015
Medicago orbicularis / Button Clover, Crete Preveli Beach 3.4.2015
Fig. 13:  Medicago orbicularis / Button Clover
Crete, Preveli Beach 3.4.2015
Medicago orbicularis / Button Clover, Chios Anavatos 28.3.2016
Fig. 14:  Medicago orbicularis / Button Clover
Chios, Anavatos 28.3.2016
Medicago orbicularis / Button Clover, Chios Anavatos 28.3.2016
Fig. 15:  Medicago orbicularis / Button Clover
Chios, Anavatos 28.3.2016
Medicago orbicularis / Button Clover, Chios Anavatos 28.3.2016
Fig. 16:  Medicago orbicularis / Button Clover
Chios, Anavatos 28.3.2016

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