Lotus arabicus

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Lotus arabicus


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 arabicus


Lotus arabicus Sol. ex L., 1767


  • Andaca arabica (Sol. ex L.) Raf.
  • Lotus aegyptiacus Moench
  • Lotus borkouanus Quézel
  • Lotus mossamedensis Welw. ex Baker
  • Lotus roseus Forssk.


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Africa
    • Regional: Tropical Africa
      • Angola, Cameroon, Chad, Djibouti, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gambia, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mozambique, Niger, Nigeria, Northern Provinces, Senegal, Sudan, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe
  • Continental: Asia-Tempoerate
    • Regional: Peninsular Arabia
      • Gulf States, Saudi Arabia
    • Regional: Indian subcontinent
      • India

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


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العربية: لوطس عربي
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