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Lotus  eriosolen (Maire) Mader & Podlech  trib. Loteae 
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FamilyFABACEAE
Genus species var.Lotus  eriosolen (Maire) Mader & Podlech  trib. Loteae
SynonymsLotus maroccanus var. eriosolen Maire (basionym)
 Lotus villicarpus Andr.
Territory Northern AfricaMorocco
rocky slopes
Altitude800-2400m
Description hirsute, leaves petiolate, 2-16mm, upper leaflets obovate, cuneate, the basal ovate or elliptic, acute, inflorescence 1-3-flowered, long pedunculate, corolla 10-13mm
Size15-20cm
Coloryellow
Bloomspring
Ca
Typesubshrub
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, dark, moist, germ. 1 month, 18-21°C
cuttings in late spring and late summer
BibliographyMaire, R. (1952-1987) Flore de l´Afrique du Nord
Legume Web www.ildis.org
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