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This species is accepted, and its native range is Macaronesia, SW. Great Britain to Medit.
Lotus odoratus Donn published illustration from Curtis's Botanical Magazine

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Morphology General Habit
Annual, Not climbing, Herb
Vernacular
Hairy Birdsfoot Trefoil

Native to:

Algeria, Azores, Canary Is., Corse, France, Great Britain, Greece, Italy, Kriti, Libya, Madeira, Morocco, Palestine, Portugal, Sardegna, Sicilia, Spain, Tunisia, Turkey

Introduced into:

Hawaii, Japan, New South Wales, New Zealand North, Victoria, Zimbabwe

Lotus subbiflorus Lag. appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Varied. Ci. 2(4): 213 (1805)

Accepted by

  • Dimopoulos, P., Raus, T., Bergmeier, E., Constantinidis, T., Iatrou, G., Kokkini, S., Strid, A., & Tzanoudakis, D. (2013). Vascular plants of Greece. An annotated checklist: 1-372. Botanic gardens and botanical museum Berlin-Dahlem, Berlin and Hellenic botanical society, Athens.
  • Dobignard, A. & Chatelain, C. (2012). Index synonymique de la flore d'Afrique du nord 4: 1-431. Éditions des conservatoire et jardin botaniques, Genève.
  • Germishuizen, G. & Meyer, N.L. (eds.) (2003). Plants of Southern Africa an annotated checklist Strelitzia 14: 1-1231. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
  • Kramina, T.E. (2006). A contribution to the taxonomic revision of the Lotus angustissimus-complex (Leguminosae, Loteae) Wulfenia 13: 57-92.
  • Lepschi, B. & Monro, A. (Project Coordinators) (2014). Australian Plant Census (APC) Council of Heads of Australian Herbaria. http://www.anbg.gov.au/chah/apc/index.html.
  • Lock, J.M. (1989). Legumes of Africa a check-list: 1-619. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Tutin, T.G. & al. (eds.) (1968). Flora Europaea 2: 1-469. Cambridge University Press.
  • Wagner, W.L., Herbst, D.R. & Sohmer, S.H. (1999). Manual of the Flowering Plants of Hawai'i, rev. ed., 1: 1-988. University of Hawai'i Press, Bishop Museum Press.
  • von Raab-Straube, E. (ed.) (2005-continuously updated). The Euro+Med PlantBase - the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity http://ww2.bgbm.org/EuroPlusMed/query.asp.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Dobignard, A. & Chatelain, C. (2012). Index synonymique de la flore d'Afrique du nord 4: 1-431. Éditions des conservatoire et jardin botaniques, Genève.
  • Kramina, T.E. (2006). A contribution to the taxonomic revision of the Lotus angustissimus-complex (Leguminosae, Loteae) Wulfenia 13: 57-92.
  • Tutin, T.G. & al. (eds.) (1968). Flora Europaea 2: 1-469. Cambridge University Press.
  • Wagner, W.L., Herbst, D.R. & Sohmer, S.H. (1999). Manual of the Flowering Plants of Hawai'i, rev. ed., 1: 1-988. University of Hawai'i Press, Bishop Museum Press.

International Legume Database and Information Service

  • Cheffings, C. (2004). New Plt. Status Lists for G. B. BSBI News 95: 36-43.

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