Genus: Lotus

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Last Modified 02/19/2013

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Lotus Linnaeus, Sp. Pl. 2: 773. 1753.

List of Lotus Species

References to Lotus

  • Britton, Nathaniel L. 1890. New or noteworthy North American phanerogams. III. Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 17: 310-6.
  • Clua, A. A. 2003. Environmental factors during seed development of narrow-leaved bird's-foot-trefoil (Lotus tenuis) influences subsequent dormancy and germination. Grass and Forage Science 58: 333-338.
  • Gauthier, P. 1997. Chloroplast-DNA variation in the genus Lotus (Fabaceae) and further evidence regarding the maternal parentage of Lotus corniculatus L. Theor. Appl. Genet. 95: 629-636.
  • Grant, W. F.; Small, E. 1996. The origin of the Lotus corniculatus (Fabaceae) complex: A synthesis of diverse evidence. Canad. J. Bot. 74: 975-989.
  • Kade, M. 1997. Identification of Lotus tenuis and Lotus corniculatus seeds by their flavonols. Seed Sci. Tech. 25: 585-587.
  • Kirkbride, J. H. 2006. The scientific name of narrow-leaf trefoil. Crop Science 46: 2169-2170.
  • Myers, J. A. 2004. Seed dispersal by white-tailed deer: implications for long-distance dispersal, invasion, and migration of plants in eastern North America. Oecologia 139: 35-44.
  • Ollerton, J.; Lack, A. 1998. Relationships between flowering phenology, plant size and reproductive success in Lotus corniculatus (Fabaceae). Plant Ecology 139: 35-47.
  • Pallares, I. 2000. Discrimination between seed storage proteins of Lotus tenuis and Lotus corniculatus by P.A.G.E. Seed Sci. Tech. 28: 769-777.
  • Rim, Y. W.; Beuselinck, P. R. 1996. Cytology of 2N pollen formation and pollen morphology in diploid Lotus tenuis (Fabaceae). Amer. J. Bot. 83: 1057-1062.
  • Sokoloff, D. D. 2007. Inflorescence and early flower development in Loteae (Leguminosae) in a phylogenetic and taxonomic context. Int. J. Plant Sci. 168: 801-833.
  • Steiner, J. J. 2001. Adaptive ecology of Lotus corniculatus L. genotypes: I. Plant morphology and RAPD marker characterizations. Crop Science 41: 552-563.
  • Turkington, R.; Franko, G. D. 1980. The biology of Canadian weeds. 41. Lotus corniculatus L. Canad. J. Pl. Sci. 60: 965-979.
  • Woods, L. E.; MacDonald, H. A. 1971. The effects of temperature and osmotic moisture stress on the germination of Lotus corniculatus. J. Exp. Bot. 22: 575-585.