Melilotus (L.) Mill.

, Gard. Dict. Abr., ed. 4. [876] (1754).
IPNI Life Sciences Identifier (LSID)
The Gardeners Dictionary: containing the methods of cultivating and improving all sorts of trees, plants, and flowers, for the kitchen, fruit, and pleasure gardens, as also those which are used in medicine : with directions for the culture of vineyards, and making of wine in England : in which likewise are included the practical parts of husbandry ...4th ed., corrected and enlarged. London
Date of Publication
28 Jan 1754
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Type Information

Type Name
M. officinalis (Linnaeus) Lam. (Trifolium M[elilotus] officinalis Linnaeus)


According to the St. Louis Code (Art. 62 Ex. 1), the gender of Melilotus is masculine; some authors assign feminine gender


Trifolium [infragen.unranked] Melilotus L., Sp. Pl. 2: 764 (1753).
Same citation as
Melilotus (L.) Mill., Gard. Dict. Abr., ed. 4. (1754); Druce in Rep. Bot. Exch. Cl. Brit. Isles, 3: 433 (1913) (1754).
Same citation as
Melilotus Mill., The Gardeners Dictionary abridged (1754).