Lotus, a latinization of Greek lōtos (λωτός), is a family that incorporates most bird’s-foot trefoils (otherwise called bacon-and-eggs) and deervetches and contains a huge number of animal groups appropriated around the world. Contingent upon the ordered position, generally somewhere in the range of 70 and 150 are acknowledged. Lotus is a variety of vegetables and its individuals are adjusted to a wide scope of living spaces, from seaside conditions to high elevations.
The family Lotus is at present experiencing broad ordered update. Species local to the Americas have been moved into other genera, for example, Acmispon and Hosackia, as in the second version of The Jepson Manual.
The oceanic plant generally known as the Indian or holy lotus is Nelumbo nucifera, an animal groups not firmly identified with Lotus.