Lotus cytisoides L.

Common name

English: Grey Bird's-foot Trefoil

German: Gei├čkleeartiger Hornklee

Portuguese: Cornichão-das-areias, Trevo-de-Creta

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2189)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2096)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (1768)

      Order: Fabales (199)

        Family: Fabaceae (199) (family description)

          Genus: Lotus (3)

           Epithet: cytisoides L. (1)

Synonyms: Lotus allionii Desv., Lotus creticus L.

creticus => from the island of Crete in the Mediterranean

cytisoides => resembling Milk- or Tree-trefoil, Cytisus

Characteristics

Climate: sub-tropical

Habitat: xerophytic

Habit: herb

Flower colour: yellow

External links

Check for Lotus cytisoides at The Plant List, GBIF or IPNI

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