Taxon: Lotus glaber Mill.

Synonym of Lotus tenuis Waldst. & Kit. ex Willd.

Genus: Lotus
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
Subfamily: Faboideae
Tribe: Loteae
Nomen number: 319764
Place of publication: Gard. dict. ed. 8: Lotus no. 3 "glabrus", errata. 1768, nom. utique rej.
Link to protologue:
Comment: a rejected name (nomen utique rejiciendum) under Melbourne ICN Art. 56 & App. V that is unavailable for use
Name Verified on: 04-Nov-2006 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 21-May-2013
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6)
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System


  • Brand, A. 1898. Monographie der Gattung Lotus Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 25:212.
  • Brummitt, R. K. 2005. Report of the Committee for Spermatophyta: 57 (Taxon) 54:1094.
  • Duke, J. A. Handbook of legumes of world economic importance. 1981 (Leg WorldEc)
  • Greuter, W. et al., eds. Med-Checklist. 1984- (L Medit)
  • Kirkbride, J. H., Jr. 2006. The scientific name of narrow-leaf trefoil Crop Sci. (Madison) 46:2169-2170.
  • Kirkbride, J. H., Jr. 1995. (1165) Proposal to reject the name Lotus glaber Mill. (Leguminosae) (Taxon) 44:423-424.
  • Kirkbride, J. H., Jr. 1999. Lotus systematics and distribution Special Publ. Crop Sci. Soc. Amer. 28:11.
  • Lassen, P. 1987. Lotus. In: W. Greuter & T. Raus (eds.), Med-Checklist notulae, 14 (Willdenowia) 16:444.
  • Lock, J. M. Legumes of Africa: a checklist. 1989 (Leg Africa)
  • Markle, G. M. et al., eds. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2. 1998 (Food Feed Crops US)

Check other web resources for Lotus glaber Mill. :

  • 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.