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Descriptor English: Lotus
Descriptor Spanish: Lotus
Descriptor Portuguese: Lotus
Descriptor French: Loteae
Entry term(s): Loteae
Lotus arabicus
Lotus corniculatus
Lotus japonicus
Trefoil
Trefoils
Tree number(s): B01.650.940.800.575.912.250.401.565
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000070116
Scope note: A genus of the PEA FAMILY. The genus Lotus, formerly known as Tetragonolobus, is unrelated to other plants with the common name of lotus (NELUMBO and NYMPHAEA).
Annotation: AMERICAN LOTUS, INDIAN LOTUS and SACRED LOTUS see NELUMBO are also available; lotus seeds and lotus nuts are from the genus NELUMBO, especially NELUMBO NUCIFERA
Allowable Qualifiers: AE adverse effects
AH anatomy & histology
CH chemistry
CL classification
CY cytology
DE drug effects
EM embryology
EN enzymology
GD growth & development
GE genetics
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PH physiology
PO poisoning
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
TO toxicity
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
Public MeSH Note: 2017
History Note: 2017(2002)
DeCS ID: 56295
Unique ID: D000070116
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Date Established: 2017/01/01
Date of Entry: 2016/07/08
Revision Date: 2019/04/29
Lotus - Preferred
Concept UI M000609278
Scope note A genus of the PEA FAMILY. The genus Lotus, formerly known as Tetragonolobus, is unrelated to other plants with the common name of lotus (NELUMBO and NYMPHAEA).
Preferred term Lotus
Entry term(s) Loteae
Trefoil - Narrower
Concept UI M0385455
Preferred term Trefoil
Entry term(s) Trefoils
Lotus japonicus - Narrower
Concept UI M000609357
Preferred term Lotus japonicus
Entry term(s) Lotus corniculatus
Lotus arabicus - Narrower
Concept UI M000624148
Preferred term Lotus arabicus



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