3690.000 Trifolium L.

Martins, E.S. et al. (2003) Papilionoideae Flora Zambesiaca 3(7)

Description of the genus

Annual or perennial herbs. Leaves 3-foliolate. Flowers ± sessile in usually dense heads. Calyx teeth 5. Petals becoming dry and persistent after flowering. Pod small, ± enclosed in the calyx.

Worldwide: 238 species in termperate and subtropical regions excluding Australia

Zimbabwe: 2 cultivated taxa.

No image of a cultivated species but there is an image of a native or naturalised species

Links to cultivated taxa    View: living plant images - herbarium specimen images - all images for this genus

SpeciesContent
masaiense J.B.Gillett
semipilosum Fresen. var. glabrescens J.B. Gillett

Other sources of information about Trifolium:

Our websites:

Flora of Malawi: Trifolium
Flora of Mozambique: Trifolium
Flora of Mozambique: cultivated Trifolium
Flora of Zambia: Trifolium
Flora of Zimbabwe: Trifolium

External websites:

ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Trifolium
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Trifolium
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Trifolium
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Trifolium
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Trifolium

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-16

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2016). Flora of Zimbabwe: Cultivated plants: genus page: Trifolium.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/genus.php?genus_id=719, retrieved 7 December 2016

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