African Plant Database

Lotus assakensis Coss. ex Brand
Protologue : Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 25: 199 (1898)
Information on the genus : Lotus
Status for NA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Lotus assakensis Coss. ex Brand var. assakensis
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Lotus assakensis var. longipes Maire (1936)
=Lotus assakensis var. euassakensis Maire
=*Lotus glaucus subsp. ifniensis Caball.
=Lotus chazaliei var. ifniensis (Caball.) Maire (1939)
=Lotus ifniensis Caball. ex Paunero (1951)
Taxon infra-specific
Lotus assakensis Coss. ex Brand var. assakensis
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perennial herb or sometimes subshrub, densely villous; stems branched, erect or prostrate and ascending, from a rootstock 8 mm Ø.
Ecology : Clayey-sandy, cultivated grara; sandy depression in coastal hama; beach.

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • Cat. Pl. Maroc 2: 399 (1932).  
  • Bull. Soc. Hist. Nat. Afrique N. 26: C.1807, 199 (1935) 
  • MADER, U. & D. PODLECH (1989). Revision der marokkanischen Arten von Lotus L. subgen. Pedrosia (R. Lowe)Brand (Leguminosae). Mitt. Bot. Staatssamml. München 28: 534
  • Med-Checklist 4: 128 (1989).
  • LEBRUN, J. P. (1998). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires de la Mauritanie et du Sahara occidental. Boissiera 55: 140
  • FENNANE, M. & M. IBN TATTOU (1998). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires rares, menacées ou endémiques du Maroc. Bocconea 8: 125 
  • FENNANE, M. & M. IBN TATTOU (2005). Flore vasculaire du Maroc. Inventaire et chorologie [1]. Trav. Inst. Sci. Univ. Mohammed V, Sér. Bot. 37: 209
  • FENNANE, M., M. IBN TATTOU, A. OUYAHYA & J. EL OUALIDI (éd.) (2007). Flore Pratique du Maroc [vol.2] Trav. Inst. Sci. Univ. Mohammed V, Sér. Bot. 2: 159

Bibliography other :
  • Wulfenia 13: 144 (2006).
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see under Teline: Biodiversité végétale du sud-ouest marocain
see under Herbarium, North Africa MPU
carte afrique num 176929
Record n°176929
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