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Taxon: Lotus glaber Mill.

Synonym of Lotus tenuis Waldst. & Kit. ex Willd.

Genus: Lotus
Family: Fabaceae alt. Leguminosae
Nomen number: 319764
Place of publication: Gard. dict. ed. 8: Lotus no. 3 "glabrus", errata. 1768, nom. utique rej.
Comments:Name verified on: 04-Nov-2006 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 21-May-2013
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6).

NO ACCESSIONS IN NPGS UNDER THIS NAME. (previously associated with 71 accessions)


  • Brand, A. 1898. Monographie der Gattung Lotus. Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 25:212. [= L. corniculatus var. tenuifolius L.].
  • Brummitt, R. K. 2005. Report of the Committee for Spermatophyta: 57. Taxon 54:1094. [proposal recommended].
  • Duke, J. A. 1981. Handbook of legumes of world economic importance.
  • Greuter, W. et al., eds. 1984–. Med-Checklist. [accepts].
  • Kirkbride, J. H., Jr. 1995. (1165) Proposal to reject the name Lotus glaber Mill. (Leguminosae). Taxon 44:423–424. [rejection proposal].
  • Kirkbride, J. H., Jr. 1999. Lotus systematics and distribution. Special Publ. Crop Sci. Soc. Amer. 28:11. [accepts].
  • Kirkbride, J. H., Jr. 2006. The scientific name of narrow-leaf trefoil. Crop Sci. (Madison) 46:2169–2170.
  • Lassen, P. 1987. Lotus. In: W. Greuter & T. Raus (eds.), Med-Checklist notulae, 14. Willdenowia 16:444. [accepts].
  • Lock, J. M. 1989. Legumes of Africa: a checklist. [accepts].
  • Markle, G. M. et al., eds. 1998. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2.

Check other web resources for Lotus glaber Mill.:

  • ILDIS: International Legume Database and Information Service
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.

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Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
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