The tribe Loteae is one of the subdivisions of the plant family Fabaceae.
The following genera are recognized by the USDA:1]
- Lotus ? bird's-foot trefoils
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The Tribe Loteae is a member of the Subfamily Papilionoideae. Here is the complete "parentage" of Loteae:
- Domain: Eukaryota
Whittaker & Margulis,1978 - eukaryotes
- Kingdom: Plantae
Haeckel, 1866 - Plants
- Subkingdom: Viridaeplantae
Cavalier-Smith, 1981 - Green Plants
- Phylum: Tracheophyta Sinnott, 1935 ex Cavalier-Smith, 1998 - Vascular Plants
- Subkingdom: Viridaeplantae Cavalier-Smith, 1981 - Green Plants
- Kingdom: Plantae Haeckel, 1866 - Plants
The Tribe Loteae is further organized into finer groupings including:
- Genus (17): Anthyllis · Antopetitia · Coronilla · Cytisopsis · Dorycnium · Dorycnopsis · Hippocrepis · Hosackia · Hymenocarpos · Lotus · Loureira · Lourya · Macodes · Ornithopus · Podolotus · Ruschia · Tripodion
- Species: ZipcodeZoo has pages for 818 species, subspecies, varieties, forms, and cultivars in the Tribe Loteae.
Anthyllis is a genus of plants in the family Fabaceae. This genus contains both herbaceous and shrubby species and is distributed in Europe, the Middle East and North Africa. The most widespread and familiar species is Kidney Vetch (A. vulneraria) which is a familiar grassland flower throughout the region and has also been introduced to New Zealand. [more]
Antopetitia is a genus of flowering plants in the legume family, Fabaceae. It belongs to the sub family Faboideae. [more]
The genus Coronilla contains Old World shrubs and herbs. [more]
Hippocrepis is a of ornamental plants in the family Fabaceae. [more]
Lotus has many definitions. Depending on the context, it may refer to any of the following. [more]
Ornithopus is a genus of in the family Fabaceae. [more]
Ruschia is a genus of in family Aizoaceae. [more]
More info about the Genus Tripodion may be found here.
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