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    • Gesse climène
    • Gesse clymène
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    • Lathyrus clymenum
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    • Crimson Pea

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Recent observations

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What

Crimson Pea Lathyrus clymenum

Observer

hermannfalkner

Date

March 31, 2016 05:56 PM CEST

Place

Madeira (Google, OSM)

Description

Taxon: Lathyrus clymenum
2016-03-31 Portugal, Madeira, Funchal/Monte (250 msm)
Native of Madeira.
German name: Platterbse
ID source: Grupo de Botânica da Madeira - Flora de Madeira: Lathyrus clymenum
Habitat: near a levada, +/- wet place
Occurrence: not uncommon

Photos / Sounds

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What

Crimson Pea Lathyrus clymenum

Date

April 1, 2016

Description

ervilhaça, Chicharrão-de-torres - Cicercha Purpurina (Lathyrus clymenum)

Photos / Sounds

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What

Crimson Pea Lathyrus clymenum

Observer

joachim

Date

April 6, 2016 03:37 PM CEST

Place

sanalvo (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

What

Crimson Pea Lathyrus clymenum

Observer

stevedaniels

Date

April 4, 2016

Place

Ierapetra (Google, OSM)

Description

Growing by seasonal river. Fairly common locally.

Photos / Sounds

What

Crimson Pea Lathyrus clymenum

Observer

liesvanrompaey

Date

February 12, 2016

Place

Nerja (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

What

Crimson Pea Lathyrus clymenum

Observer

martinbishop

Date

April 28, 2009 11:57 AM BST

Photos / Sounds

What

Crimson Pea Lathyrus clymenum

Observer

finrod

Date

January 9, 2015

Photos / Sounds

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What

Crimson Pea Lathyrus clymenum

Observer

finrod

Date

March 21, 2009
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Description from Wikipedia

Lathyrus clymenum (Greek arakas) is a flowering plant in the Fabaceae family, native to the Mediterranean. The seeds are used to prepare a Greek dish called fava santorinis. The plant is cultivated on the island of Santorini in Greece and was recently added to the European Union's products with a Protected Designation of Origin.

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