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Taxon: Lotus alpinus (Ser.) Schleich. ex Ramond

Genus: Lotus
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
Subfamily: Faboideae
Tribe: Loteae
Nomen number: 313858
Place of publication: Mém. Mus. Hist. Nat. 13:275. 1826
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 02-Mar-1989 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 02-Oct-2017
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6)
Accessions: 1 (1 active, 1 available) in National Plant Germplasm System


Distributional Range:


    • MIDDLE EUROPE: Austria, Germany (Alps), Switzerland
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Former Yugoslavia (Alps), Italy (c. & n., Sardinia)
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: France (Alps, Pyrenees), Spain (Pyrenees)


  1. Campos, L. P. et al. 1994. Genome relationships among Lotus species based on random amplified polymorphic DNA (RAPD) Theor. Appl. Genet. 88:417-422.
  2. Chen, R. I.-J. & W. F. Grant 1973. Species relationships in the Lotus corniculatus group as determined by karyotype and cytophotometric analyses Canad. J. Genet. Cytol. 15:101-115.
  3. Davis, P. H., ed. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands. (F Turk)
  4. Grant, W. F. & E. Small 1996. The origin of the Lotus corniculatus (Fabaceae) complex: a synthesis of diverse evidence Canad. J. Bot. 74:975-989.
  5. Kramina, T. E. et al. 2016. Phylogeny of Lotus (Leguminosae: Loteae): Partial incongruence between nrITS and plastid markers and biogeographic implications (Taxon) 65:997-1018.
  6. Pignatti, S. Flora d'Italia. (F Ital)
  7. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  8. Rechinger, K. H., ed. Flora iranica. (F Iran)
  9. Small, E. et al. 1984. A taxonomic study of the Lotus corniculatus complex in Turkey Canad. J. Bot. 62:1044-53.
  10. Smythies, B. E. Flora of Spain and the Balearic Islands: checklist of vascular plants. Englera 3:1-882. (L Spain)
  11. Somaroo, B. H. & W. F. Grant 1971. Interspecific hybridization between diploid species of Lotus (Leguminosae) (Genetica) 42:353-367.
  12. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea. (F Eur)

Check other web resources for Lotus alpinus (Ser.) Schleich. ex Ramond :

  • Flora Europaea: Database of European Plants (ESFEDS)
  • ILDIS: International Legume Database & Information Service
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?313858. Accessed 18 April 2019.