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Taxon: Lotus tetragonolobus L.

 
Genus: Lotus
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
Subfamily: Faboideae
Tribe: Loteae
Nomen number: 22745
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:773. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 26-Jun-1997 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 02-Oct-2017
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6)
Accessions: 30 (16 active, 6 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: pulse (edible pods fide Dict Gard); vegetable (edible pods fide Dict Gard); vegetable (edible pods fide Dict Gard)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHERN AFRICA: Algeria (n.), Egypt (n.), Libya (n.), Morocco, Tunisia

    Asia-Temperate
    • WESTERN ASIA: Cyprus, Turkey (w.)
    • CAUCASUS: Azerbaijan, Georgia

    Europe
    • EASTERN EUROPE: Ukraine [Krym]
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Greece (incl. Crete), Italy (incl. Sardinia, Sicily)
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: France (s.?), Spain (incl. Baleares)


References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  2. Boulos, L. Flora of Egypt checklist. (L Egypt)
  3. Davis, P. H., ed. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands. (F Turk)
  4. Dominguez, E. & E. F. Galiano 1979. Revisión del género Tetragonolobus Scop. (Fabaceae) (Lagascalia) 8:208.
  5. Facciola, S. Cornucopia, a source book of edible plants. 1990 (Cornucopia)
  6. Greuter, W. et al., eds. Med-Checklist. (L Medit)
  7. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  8. Isely, D. 1981. Leguminosae of the United States. III. Subfamily Papilionoideae: tribes Sophoreae, Podalyrieae, and Loteae Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 25(3):246.
  9. Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. Flora SSSR. (F USSR)
  10. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  11. Lock, J. M. Legumes of Africa: a checklist. 1989 (Leg Africa)
  12. Markle, G. M. et al., eds. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2. 1998 (Food Feed Crops US)
  13. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  14. Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  15. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea. (F Eur)

Check other web resources for Lotus tetragonolobus L. :

  • Flora Europaea: Database of European Plants (ESFEDS)
  • ILDIS: International Legume Database & Information Service
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • 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.

Images:

  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=22745. Accessed 21 October 2018.