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Lotus  L.
Taxonomic Serial No.: 26361

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Tetragonolobus Scop.
 
  Common Name(s): trefoil [English]
 
    deervetch [English]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: accepted  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: partial   
  Latest Record Review: 2011   
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomPlantae  – plantes, Planta, Vegetal, plants  
    SubkingdomViridiplantae  – green plants  
       InfrakingdomStreptophyta  – land plants  
          SuperdivisionEmbryophyta   
             DivisionTracheophyta  – vascular plants, tracheophytes  
                SubdivisionSpermatophytina  – spermatophytes, seed plants, phanérogames  
                   ClassMagnoliopsida   
                      SuperorderRosanae   
                         OrderFabales   
                            FamilyFabaceae  – peas, legumes  
                               GenusLotus L. – trefoil, deervetch  
    Direct Children:  
                                  SpeciesLotus alpinus (Ser.) Schleich. ex Ramond  
                                  SpeciesLotus angustissimus L. – slender bird's-foot trefoil 
                                  SpeciesLotus arabicus L.  
                                  SpeciesLotus arenarius Brot.  
                                  SpeciesLotus chihuahuanus (S. Watson) Greene  
                                  SpeciesLotus collinus (Boiss.) Heldr.  
                                  SpeciesLotus conimbricensis Brot.  
                                  SpeciesLotus conjugatus L.  
                                  SpeciesLotus corniculatus L. – bird's-foot trefoil, birdsfoot trefoil, garden bird's-foot-trefoil, garden birdsfoot trefoil, bloomfell, cat's clover, crowtoes, ground honeysuckle, birdfoot deervetch 
                                  SpeciesLotus creticus L. – Cretan trefoil 
                                  SpeciesLotus cytisoides L.  
                                  SpeciesLotus discolor E. Mey.  
                                  SpeciesLotus edulis L.  
                                  SpeciesLotus gebelia Vent.  
                                  SpeciesLotus glareosus Boiss. & Reut.  
                                  SpeciesLotus glaucus Aiton  
                                  SpeciesLotus glinoides Delile  
                                  SpeciesLotus halophilus Boiss. & Spruner  
                                  SpeciesLotus hillebrandii Christ  
                                  SpeciesLotus krylovii Schischkin & Sergievskaja – Krylov's birdsfoot trefoil 
                                  SpeciesLotus lancerottensis Webb & Berthel.  
                                  SpeciesLotus macrotrichus Boiss.  
                                  SpeciesLotus maritimus L.  
                                  SpeciesLotus maroccanus Ball  
                                  SpeciesLotus ornithopodioides L.  
                                  SpeciesLotus palaestinus (Boiss. & Blanche) Blatt.  
                                  SpeciesLotus palustris Willd.  
                                  SpeciesLotus parviflorus Desf. – smallflower bird's-foot trefoil 
                                  SpeciesLotus peregrinus L.  
                                  SpeciesLotus preslii Ten.  
                                  SpeciesLotus purpureus Webb  
                                  SpeciesLotus sessilifolius DC.  
                                  SpeciesLotus strictus Fisch. & C.A. Mey.  
                                  SpeciesLotus subbiflorus Lag. – hairy bird's-foot trefoil 
                                  SpeciesLotus tenuis Waldst. & Kit. ex Willd. – narrowleaf bird's-foot trefoil, narrowleaf birdsfoot trefoil 
                                  SpeciesLotus tetragonolobus L. – winged pea 
                                  SpeciesLotus uliginosus Schkuhr – loto de los pantanos, greater bird's-foot trefoil, big trefoil 
                                  SpeciesLotus weilleri Maire  
       

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  Source: Fabaceae of North America Update, database (version 2011)  
  Acquired: 2011   
  Notes: Updated for ITIS by the Flora of North America Expertise Network, in connection with an update for USDA PLANTS (2007-2010)   
  Reference for: Lotus   
       
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
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  Reference for: Lotus   
       
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 4.0.4)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA. http://plants.usda.gov   
  Reference for: Lotus   
       
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 5.1.1)  
  Acquired: 2000   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA. http://plants.usda.gov   
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