Genus: Hosackia Douglas ex Benth.

Possible synonym of: Lotus L.

Family: Fabaceae
Subfamily: Faboideae
Tribe: Loteae
Alternate family(ies): Papilionaceae
Genus number: 14884
Last updated: 31-Jul-2018
Accession Count: 23 (22 active, 17 available) in National Plant Germplasm System
  • • = Lotus subg. Hosackia
  • • the generic name and description were ascribed simultaneously in a paragraph ending with "Bentham MSS" (Shenzhen ICN Art. 46, Ex. 24)

List of Species Records in GRIN


  1. Brouillet, L. 2008. The taxonomy of North American loti (Fabaceae: Loteae): new names in Acmispon and Hosackia. J. Bot. Res. Inst. Texas 2:387-394.
  2. Lewis, G. et al., eds. 2005. Legumes of the world 462. Note: accepts
  3. Sokoloff, D. D. 1999. Ottleya, a new genus of Papilionaceae - Loteae from North America. Feddes Repert. 110:89-97. Note: accepts

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Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2020. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: Accessed 4 August 2020.