Vicia serratifolia Jacq. (syn. Vicia narbonensis var. serratifolia (Jacq.) Ser.)

Taxonomy: Fam. Fabaceae// Genus: Vicia // Species: Vicia serratifolia Jacq.

Determined according to the botanical key provided in The Flora of the Republic of Macedonia (Micevski, 2001) as Vicia narbonensis var. serratifolia (Jacq.) Ser. (Vicia narbonensis subsp. serratifolia (Jacq.) Nyman). In The Euro+Med PlantBase (source: ILDIS World Database of Legumes, 2010) this taxon is accepted at the species rank: Vicia serratifolia Jacq.

Lifeform: Annual; Therophyte according to the Raunkiær system.

Distribution: Native from the Mediterranean to Caucasus according to distribution information provided by the Plants of The World Online portal and The Euro+Med PlantBase (source: ILDIS World Database of Legumes, 2010).

Habitat:  Found in grassland, on the edges of woods, alongside roads.

Flowering period:  Spring.

Vicia serratifolia – habit. Near “Saint Panteleimon” monastery, Osogovo Mountains, 10.05.2021. Photo by Trajche Dimitrovski.
Vicia serratifolia – habit. Near “Saint Panteleimon” monastery, Osogovo Mountains, 10.05.2021. Photo by Trajche Dimitrovski.
Vicia serratifolia – habit. Near “Saint Panteleimon” monastery, Osogovo Mountains, 10.05.2021. Photo by Trajche Dimitrovski.
Vicia serratifolia – stem with flowers. Near “Saint Panteleimon” monastery, Osogovo Mountains, 10.05.2021. Photo by Trajche Dimitrovski.
Vicia serratifolia – stem with flowers. Near “Saint Panteleimon” monastery, Osogovo Mountains, 10.05.2021. Photo by Trajche Dimitrovski.
Vicia serratifolia – flowers. Near “Saint Panteleimon” monastery, Osogovo Mountains, 10.05.2021. Photo by Trajche Dimitrovski.
Vicia serratifolia – flowers. Near “Saint Panteleimon” monastery, Osogovo Mountains, 10.05.2021. Photo by Trajche Dimitrovski.
Vicia serratifolia – flowers. Near “Saint Panteleimon” monastery, Osogovo Mountains, 10.05.2021. Photo by Trajche Dimitrovski.
Vicia serratifolia – leaves. Near “Saint Panteleimon” monastery, Osogovo Mountains, 10.05.2021. Photo by Trajche Dimitrovski.
Vicia serratifolia – leaf. Near “Saint Panteleimon” monastery, Osogovo Mountains, 10.05.2021. Photo by Trajche Dimitrovski.
Vicia serratifolia – leaflets. Near “Saint Panteleimon” monastery, Osogovo Mountains, 10.05.2021. Photo by Trajche Dimitrovski.

References:

Micevski, K. (2001). The Flora of the Republic of Macedonia Vol. I, Book 5. Macedonian Academy of Sciences and Arts.

The Euro+Med PlantBase. Source: ILDIS World Database of Legumes, 2010. Published on the Internet http://ww2.bgbm.org/EuroPlusMed/PTaxonDetail.asp?NameId=19701&PTRefFk=8500000 %5BAccessed 29.05.2021].

Vicia serratifolia Jacq. Plants of the World Online portal, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. http://www.plantsoftheworldonline.org/taxon/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:525136-1 %5BAccessed 29.05.2021]

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