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Trifolium pratense L.
Family : FABACEAE
Protologue : Sp. Pl. 2: 768 (1753)  
Information on the genus : Trifolium
 
 
Status
Status for NA : accepted (present)
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Trifolium pratense L. var. pratense
 Trifolium pratense L. subsp. pratense
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Trifolium pratense var. hirsutum Boiss. (1840)
=Trifolium pratense var. sericeum Nègre (1960)
=Trifolium pratense var. villosum auct.
=Trifolium pratense var. sativum Schreb. (1804)
=Trifolium sativum (Schreb.) Boenn. (1824)
=Trifolium pratense subsp. sativum (Schreb.) Schübl. & M. Martens (1834)
=Trifolium bracteatum Willd. (1809)
=Trifolium pratense var. maritimum Zabel (1859)
=Trifolium pratense subsp. maritimum (Zabel) Rothm. (1963)
=Trifolium pratense subsp. serotinum (Witte) Holub (1993)
=Trifolium pratense var. mesatlanticum H. Lindb. (1932)
=Trifolium pratense var. spontaneum Willk. (1863)
 
Taxon infra-specific
Trifolium pratense L. var. pratense
Trifolium pratense subsp. baeticum (Boiss.) Vicioso (1953)
Trifolium pratense L. subsp. pratense
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perennial herb, ± hairy, to 1 m tall.
Ecology : Widespread in Europe, W Asia; also in Algeria, Tunisia, Morocco. Introduced in experimental nurseries in Ethiopia, Zimbabwe; S. Africa.
  Not mapped.

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • Fl. Atlant. 2: 194 (1799). 
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  • Battandier, J.A & L.C. Trabut (1889). Flore de l'Algérie [Dicot] 1(2): 234  
  • Bonnet, E. & Barratte, J. F.G. (1896). Exploration Scientifique de la Tunisie. Catalogue Raisonne des Plantes Vasculaires de la Tunisie.   
  • Fl. Arch. Madeira : 46 (1914). 
  • Cat. Pl. Maroc 2: 388 (1932).  
  • Fl. Algérie [Quézel & Santa] 1: 511 (1962).
  • Fl. Eur. 2: 168 (1968).
  • Fl. Tunisie [Pottier-Alapetite] 1: 356 (1979).
  • ZOHARY, M. & D. HELLER (1984). The genus Trifolium.
  • VALDES, B., S. TALAVERA & E. FERNANDEZ-GALIANO (ed.) (1987). Flora Vascular de Andalucía Occidental, vol. 2 Ketres 2: 111 
  • Med-Checklist 4: 189 (1989).
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  • CASTROVIEJO S. & al. (2000). Flora Iberica. 7: 654
  • VALDÉS, B., REJDALI, M., ACHHAL EL KADMIRI, JURY, J. L. & J. M. MONTSERRAT (2002). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Nord du Maroc, incluant des clés d'identification. I. 1: 340
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Map
carte afrique num 148135
 
Record n°148135
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