Tetragonolobus maritimus

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Tetragonolobus maritimus
Lotus maritimus01.jpg
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Rosids
Order: Fabales
Family: Fabaceae
Genus: Tetragonolobus
Species: T. maritimus
Binomial name
Tetragonolobus maritimus
(L.) Roth[1]
  • Lotus maritimus L.
  • Tetragonolobus bouteloui Willk.
  • Tetragonolobus glaucus Dulac
  • Tetragonolobus prostratus Moench
  • Tetragonolobus scandalida Scop.

Tetragonolobus maritimus, synonym Lotus maritimus, is a plant species in the legume family, native to Europe, Africa and temperate Asia.[1] It is one of several species known as dragon's teeth.[2]


  1. ^ a b c "Tetragonolobus maritimus (L.) Roth", Plants of the World Online, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, retrieved 2018-02-05 
  2. ^ Walter Erhardt et al. The Timber Press Dictionary of Plant Names, 734, 794 (2009).