Lotus berthelotii Masf.

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Lotus berthelotii

Photo: Mark Hyde
Blue Kerry, Harare

Lotus berthelotii

Photo: Mark Hyde
Blue Kerry, Harare

Lotus berthelotii

Photo: Mark Hyde
Blue Kerry, Harare

Lotus berthelotii

Photo: Mark Hyde
Blue Kerry, Harare

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Synonyms: Lotus peliorhynchus Hook. f.
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Description: Much-branched small shrub to c. 1m. Leaflets 3-7, grey, narrowly linear, looking like fascicles of small leaves or cladodes. Flowers c. 2.5 cm long, scarlet, fading to orange. Standard narrow, recurved. Keel with a long beak, greatly exceeding the wings.
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Derivation of specific name: berthelotii: after Sabin Berthelot, author with Webb of Flore des Iles Canaries
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Worldwide distribution: Cape Verde and Canary Isles
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Literature:

Bailey, L.H. (1949). Manual of Cultivated Plants Revised edition. Macmillan, New York. Page 571.

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External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Lotus berthelotii
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Lotus berthelotii
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Lotus berthelotii
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Lotus berthelotii
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Lotus berthelotii
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Lotus berthelotii
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Lotus berthelotii
iNaturalist: Lotus berthelotii
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Lotus berthelotii
JSTOR Plant Science: Lotus berthelotii
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Lotus berthelotii
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Lotus berthelotii
Plants of the World Online: Lotus berthelotii
Tropicos: Lotus berthelotii
Wikipedia: Lotus berthelotii


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-21

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2021). Flora of Zimbabwe: Cultivated Plants: Species information: Lotus berthelotii.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/species.php?species_id=229260, retrieved 19 September 2021

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