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This species is accepted, and its native range is Medit.
Lotus hirsutus

[ILDIS]

International Legume Database and Information Service

Conservation
Not Threatened
Ecology
Africa: Mediterranean/Sahara regional transition zone; grassland.
Morphology General Habit
Perennial, Not climbing, Herb/Shrub
Vernacular
Hairy Canary Clover

[ILDIS]
Use
Environmental, Forage

Doubtfully present in:

Cyprus

Native to:

Albania, Algeria, Baleares, Corse, East Aegean Is., France, Greece, Italy, Kriti, Lebanon-Syria, Libya, Palestine, Portugal, Sardegna, Sicilia, Spain, Turkey, Turkey-in-Europe, Yugoslavia

Lotus hirsutus L. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Nov 7, 2011 Day, C.D. [470], Turkey K000341477

First published in Sp. Pl.: 775 (1753)

Not accepted by

  • Lock, J.M. (1989). Legumes of Africa a check-list: 1-619. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. [Cited as Dorycnium hirsutum.]

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.
  • 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.
  • Tutin, T.G. & al. (eds.) (1968). Flora Europaea 2: 1-469. Cambridge University Press.

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

International Legume Database and Information Service
International Legume Database and Information Service (ILDIS) V10.39 Nov 2011
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Kew Backbone Distributions
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

Kew Science Photographs
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