1928 PC. Discovered 1928 Aug. 11 by K. Reinmuth at Heidelberg. Independently discovered 1928 Aug. 15 by P. F. Shajn at Simeis and Aug. 22 by H. E. Wood at Johannesburg.
Named after a flower of the Papilionaceae family. The English name of the flower is vetch. (H 103) See also the remark to planet (1054).