African Plant Database


Lotus arenarius Brot.
Family : FABACEAE
Protologue : Fl. Lusit. 2: 120 (1805)
Information on the genus : Lotus
 
 
Status
Status for NA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Pedrosia arenaria (Brot.) Lowe (1861)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Lotus maroccanus var. simulans Maire (1936)
=Lotus canescens Kuntze (1846)
=Lotus arenarius var. canescens (Kuntze) Brand (1898)
=Lotus arenarius var. minor Lange (1865)
=Lotus arenarius var. webbii Ball (1878)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Much-branched annual herb with a woody stock; stems (rarely) prostrate or ascendent-erect, 0,5-50 cm long, cylindrical, covered with long, soft hairs giving a greyish aspect. Flooded river side.
Ecology : Morocco; Canary Isl.; SW Spain, S. & C. Portugal.

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • Hist. Nat. Iles Canaries (Phytogr.). 3(2) 2: 82 (1842). 
  • BRAND, A. (1898). Monographie Der Gattung Lotus. Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 25: 199
  • PITARD, C.-J. & L. PROUST (1908). Les Îles Canaries.
  • Cat. Pl. Maroc 2: 399 (1932).  
  • NÈGRE, R. (1961). Petite flore des régions arides du Maroc occidental. 1: 358
  • Fl. Eur. 2: 176 (1968).
  • VALDES, B., S. TALAVERA & E. FERNANDEZ-GALIANO (ed.) (1987). Flora Vascular de Andalucía Occidental, vol. 2 Ketres 2: 78 
  • Med-Checklist 4: 128 (1989).
  • MADER, U. & D. PODLECH (1989). Revision der marokkanischen Arten von Lotus L. subgen. Pedrosia (R. Lowe)Brand (Leguminosae). Mitt. Bot. Staatssamml. München 28: 513-567
  • Fl. Iberica 7: 809 (1999). 
  • VALDÉS, B., REJDALI, M., ACHHAL EL KADMIRI, JURY, J. L. & J. M. MONTSERRAT (2002). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Nord du Maroc, incluant des clés d'identification. I. 1: 321
  • 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: 158

Bibliography other :
  • Wulfenia 13: 133 (2006)
 
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see under chg
see under The Euro-Mediterranean Plant Base
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Teline: Biodiversité végétale du sud-ouest marocain
see under Herbarium, North Africa MPU
 
Map
carte afrique num 65810
 
Record n°65810
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