Lotus biflorus

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Lotus biflorus
Lotus biflorus


Taxonavigation: Fabales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Rosids
Cladus: Eurosids I
Ordo: Fabales

Familia: Fabaceae
Subfamilia: Faboideae
Tribus: Loteae
Genus: Lotus
Species: Lotus biflorus



Lotus biflorus Desr. in Lamarck Encycl. 3(2): 604. 1792


  • Tetragonolobus biflorus (Desr.) DC.; Prodr. 2: 215 (1825)
  • Lotus conjugatus Poir.; Voy. Barb. 220 (1789) non L. 1753
  • Tetragonolobus biflorus var. leiolobus Maire; Bull. Soc. Hist. Nat. Afrique N. 39: 132 (1949)


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Africa
    • Regional: Northern Africa
      • Algeria, Tunisia
  • Continental: Europe
    • Regional: Southeastern Europe
      • Italy, Sicilia
    • Doubtfully present in:
      • Greece

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition



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