Family:
Fabaceae Lindl.
Genus:
Lotus L.

Lotus palustris Willd.

This species is accepted, and its native range is S. Albania to Caucasus and Ethiopia, Yemen.

[ILDIS]

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Conservation
Not Threatened
Ecology
Africa: Mediterranean grasslands., Mediterranean/Sahara regional transition zone; grassland.
Morphology General Habit
Perennial, Not climbing, Herb
Vernacular
Ghizdei Mare, Isomaite, Komonica Blotna, Large Birds-foot Trefoil, Lotier Des Marais, Loto De Los Pantanos, Lyadvenetz Bolotnyi, Stor Karingtand, Sumpf-Hornklee

Native to:

Albania, Algeria, Cyprus, East Aegean Is., Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Greece, Kriti, Lebanon-Syria, Morocco, North Caucasus, Palestine, Transcaucasus, Tunisia, Turkey, Yemen

Lotus palustris Willd. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Spruner, W.v. [s.n.] K000873183 Yes
Lindberg, H. [18], Cyprus Lotus lamprocarpus K000873167 Yes

First published in Sp. Pl., ed. 4, 3: 1394 (1802)

Accepted by

  • Authier, P. & Covillot, J. (2011). Catalogue actualisé des plantes de l'île de Rhodes (Grèce) Saussurea; Travaux de la Société Botanique de Genève 41: 131-170.
  • Boulos, L. (1999). Flora of Egypt 1: 1-419. Al Hadara Publishing, Cairo.
  • Dobignard, A. & Chatelain, C. (2012). Index synonymique de la flore d'Afrique du nord 4: 1-431. Éditions des conservatoire et jardin botaniques, Genève.
  • Greuter, W., Burdet, H.M. & Long, G. (eds.) (1989). Med-checklist 4: 1-458. Conservatoire et Jardin Botaniques de la Ville de Genève.
  • Kramina, T.E. (2006). A contribution to the taxonomic revision of the Lotus angustissimus-complex (Leguminosae, Loteae) Wulfenia 13: 57-92.
  • Lock, J.M. (1989). Legumes of Africa a check-list: 1-619. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Tutin, T.G. & al. (eds.) (1968). Flora Europaea 2: 1-469. Cambridge University Press.
  • Yakovlev, G.P., Sytin, A.K. & Roskov, Y.R. (1996). Legumes of Northern Eurasia. A checklist: 1-724. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Authier, P. & Covillot, J. (2011). Catalogue actualisé des plantes de l'île de Rhodes (Grèce) Saussurea; Travaux de la Société Botanique de Genève 41: 131-170.
  • Boulos, L. (1999). Flora of Egypt 1: 1-419. Al Hadara Publishing, Cairo.
  • Dobignard, A. & Chatelain, C. (2012). Index synonymique de la flore d'Afrique du nord 4: 1-431. Éditions des conservatoire et jardin botaniques, Genève.
  • Greuter, W., Burdet, H.M. & Long, G. (eds.) (1989). Med-checklist 4: 1-458. Conservatoire et Jardin Botaniques de la Ville de Genève.
  • Kramina, T.E. (2006). A contribution to the taxonomic revision of the Lotus angustissimus-complex (Leguminosae, Loteae) Wulfenia 13: 57-92.
  • Lock, J.M. (1989). Legumes of Africa a check-list: 1-619. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Tutin, T.G. & al. (eds.) (1968). Flora Europaea 2: 1-469. Cambridge University Press.
  • Yakovlev, G.P., Sytin, A.K. & Roskov, Y.R. (1996). Legumes of Northern Eurasia. A checklist: 1-724. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

International Legume Database and Information Service

  • Balashev, L. L., Ed. (1970). Dictionary of useful plants in twenty european languages.
  • Greuter, W. et al. (Eds.) (1989). Med-Checklist Vol. 4 (published)
  • Kuprianova, L. A. (1941). In: Flora URSS, Vol. 11. Mosqua, Leningrad. (Rus)

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