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Useful Temperate Plants

Ononis macrosperma

Hub.-Mor.

Fabaceae

+ Synonyms

Common Name:

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General Information

Ononis macrosperma is an erect annual plant, branched from the base[
1547
Title
Comparative morphological studies on three endemic Ononis L. (Leguminosae) species growing in Turkey
Publication
Biological Diversity and Conservation 9/1 (2016) 82-91
Author
Baldemir A. & Coskun M.
Publisher
 
Year
0
ISBN
1308-8084
Description
 
]
The plant is harvested from the wild for local use as a medicine.
The plant is classified as 'Vulnerable' in the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species(2013)[
1547
Title
Comparative morphological studies on three endemic Ononis L. (Leguminosae) species growing in Turkey
Publication
Biological Diversity and Conservation 9/1 (2016) 82-91
Author
Baldemir A. & Coskun M.
Publisher
 
Year
0
ISBN
1308-8084
Description
 
].

Known Hazards

None known

Botanical References

1547
Title
Comparative morphological studies on three endemic Ononis L. (Leguminosae) species growing in Turkey
Publication
Biological Diversity and Conservation 9/1 (2016) 82-91
Author
Baldemir A. & Coskun M.
Publisher
 
Year
0
ISBN
1308-8084
Description
 

Range

W. Asia - western Turkey

Habitat

Rocky soils in Juniper excelsa forests; at elevations from 1,100 - 1,500 metres[
1547
Title
Comparative morphological studies on three endemic Ononis L. (Leguminosae) species growing in Turkey
Publication
Biological Diversity and Conservation 9/1 (2016) 82-91
Author
Baldemir A. & Coskun M.
Publisher
 
Year
0
ISBN
1308-8084
Description
 
].

Properties

Conservation StatusVulnerable
Medicinal Rating *  *  *
HabitAnnual
Height0.00 m
Cultivation StatusWild

Cultivation Details


Requires a sunny position, growing best in a well-drained, neutral to alkaline soil[
200
Title
The New RHS Dictionary of Gardening. 1992.
Publication
 
Author
Huxley. A.
Publisher
MacMillan Press
Year
1992
ISBN
0-333-47494-5
Description
Excellent and very comprehensive, though it contains a number of silly mistakes. Readable yet also very detailed.
]. Succeeds in shallow chalk soils[
200
Title
The New RHS Dictionary of Gardening. 1992.
Publication
 
Author
Huxley. A.
Publisher
MacMillan Press
Year
1992
ISBN
0-333-47494-5
Description
Excellent and very comprehensive, though it contains a number of silly mistakes. Readable yet also very detailed.
].
Plants are resentful of root disturbance and should be moved with care[
200
Title
The New RHS Dictionary of Gardening. 1992.
Publication
 
Author
Huxley. A.
Publisher
MacMillan Press
Year
1992
ISBN
0-333-47494-5
Description
Excellent and very comprehensive, though it contains a number of silly mistakes. Readable yet also very detailed.
].

Edible Uses

None known

Medicinal

An ethanolic extraction of the leaves and stems has shown significant wound healing and antiinflammatory activity[
1546
Title
Wound healing acceleration effect of endemic Ononis species growing in Turkey
Publication
Journal of Ethnopharmacology 135 (2011) 63-70
Author
S√ľntar I.; Baldemir A.; Coskun M.; Keles H.; Akkol E.K.
Publisher
 
Year
2011
ISBN
 
Description
 
].

Other Uses

None known

Propagation

Scarify or pre-soak the seed for 24 hours in warm water and sow the seed in early spring in a greenhouse[
200
Title
The New RHS Dictionary of Gardening. 1992.
Publication
 
Author
Huxley. A.
Publisher
MacMillan Press
Year
1992
ISBN
0-333-47494-5
Description
Excellent and very comprehensive, though it contains a number of silly mistakes. Readable yet also very detailed.
]. The seed can also be sown in a cold frame in the autumn. Plants resent root disturbance and so, as soon as they are large enough to handle, they should be pricked out into individual pots and then planted out in late spring[
200
Title
The New RHS Dictionary of Gardening. 1992.
Publication
 
Author
Huxley. A.
Publisher
MacMillan Press
Year
1992
ISBN
0-333-47494-5
Description
Excellent and very comprehensive, though it contains a number of silly mistakes. Readable yet also very detailed.
].
Cite as: Temperate Plants Database, Ken Fern. temperate.theferns.info. 2019-08-20. <temperate.theferns.info/plant/Ononis+macrosperma>

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