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

[ILDIS]

International Legume Database and Information Service

Conservation
Not Threatened
Ecology
Africa: Mediterranean grasslands., Mediterranean woodland., Mediterranean/Sahara regional transition zone: anthropic landscapes.
Morphology General Habit
Annual, Not climbing, Herb
Vernacular
Asparagus Pea, Chetyrekhkrylnik Purpurnyi, Rice Paper Plant, Tetragonolobus Purpurnyi, Winged Pea

[ILDIS]
Use
Environmental, Food and Drink, Forage

Native to:

Algeria, Baleares, Cape Verde, Corse, Cyprus, East Aegean Is., Egypt, Greece, Italy, Krym, Lebanon-Syria, Libya, Morocco, Palestine, Sardegna, Sicilia, Sinai, Spain, Tunisia, Turkey, Ukraine

Introduced into:

Baltic States, Canary Is., Czechoslovakia, France, New South Wales, Portugal, Victoria

Lotus tetragonolobus L. appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Sp. Pl.: 773 (1753)

Accepted by

  • Boulos, L. (1999). Flora of Egypt 1: 1-419. Al Hadara Publishing, Cairo.

Not accepted by

  • Dobignard, A. & Chatelain, C. (2012). Index synonymique de la flore d'Afrique du nord 4: 1-431. Éditions des conservatoire et jardin botaniques, Genève. [Cited as Tetragonolobus purpureus.]
  • Tutin, T.G. & al. (eds.) (1968). Flora Europaea 2: 1-469. Cambridge University Press. [Cited as Tetragonolobus purpureus.]
  • Yakovlev, G.P., Sytin, A.K. & Roskov, Y.R. (1996). Legumes of Northern Eurasia. A checklist: 1-724. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. [Cited as Tetragonolobus purpureus.]

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.
  • Boulos, L. (1999). Flora of Egypt 1: 1-419. Al Hadara Publishing, Cairo.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Tutin, T.G. & al. (eds.) (1968). Flora Europaea 2: 1-469. Cambridge University Press.
  • Yakovlev, G.P., Sytin, A.K. & Roskov, Y.R. (1996). Legumes of Northern Eurasia. A checklist: 1-724. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • iNaturalist.org (2019-countinuously updated). iNaturalist Research-grade Observations. Occurrence dataset http://www.inaturalist.org.

International Legume Database and Information Service

  • Harden, G. J. (Ed.) (1991). Flora of New South Wales, Vol 2. Kensington: New South Wales
  • Jafri, S. M. N. (1980). Fabaceae. In: Flora of Libya, Pt. 86. Jaffri & El Gadi
  • Losina-Losinskaja, A. S. (1941). In: Flora URSS, Vol. 11. Mosqua, Leningrad. (Rus)
  • Minjaev, N. A. (1987). In: Flora Partis Europaea URSS, Vol. 6. Leningrad. (Rus)
  • Quezel, P. & Santa, S. (1962). Nouvelle flore de l'Algerie et des regions desertiq. merid. 1
  • Sokolov, P. D. (1987). Rastitelnye resursy SSR. (Vol 4). Leningrad(Rus.)
  • Terrell, E. E. (1977). Checklist of Names for 3, 000 Vas. Pl... Agric. Handbook No. 505
  • Webb, C. J. et al. (1988). Flora of New Zealand Vol IV

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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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