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Trifolium repens L.
Family : FABACEAE
Protologue : Sp. Pl. 2: 767 (1753)  
Information on the genus : Trifolium
 
 
Status
Status for NA : accepted (present)
Status for SA : accepted (naturalised-introduced)
Status for TA : accepted (naturalised-introduced)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Trifolium repens var. giganteum Lagr.-Foss. (1847)
=Trifolium repens var. gigas Chevall. (1827)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perennial glabrous herb with long creeping stems rooting at nodes, 10-40 cm long.
Ecology : Cultivated for fodder and naturalized in many temperate regions. Widespread in Eurasia; also in N Africa, Egypt, Ethiopia, E Africa, S. Africa.
  Not mapped.

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see under The Euro-Mediterranean Plant Base
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
see under Herbarium, North Africa MPU
 
Map
carte afrique num 65957
 
Record n°65957
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