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Taxon: Trifolium alexandrinum L.

Genus: Trifolium subgenus: Trifolium section: Trifolium
Family: Fabaceae (alt. Leguminosae) subfamily: Faboideae tribe: Trifolieae. Also placed in: Papilionaceae
Nomen number: 40161
Place of publication: Cent. pl. I:25. 1755 (Amoen. acad. 4:286. 1759)
Typification: View record from Linnaean Plant Name Typification Project of the Natural History Museum of London.
Name verified on: 23-Mar-2007 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 25-Jun-2012
Species priority site is: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA (S9).
Accessions: 128 in National Plant Germplasm System.
  • all available ) NPGS accessions. or .
  • all available ) NPGS accessions by country.
  • Check PlantSearch database of Botanic Gardens Conservation International for possible non-NPGS germplasm.


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Distributional range:

      Naturalized:
  • AFRICA
    Northern Africa: Egypt
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Western Asia: Israel; Jordan; Lebanon

      Cultivated: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
  • AFRICA
    Northern Africa: Algeria; Egypt
    Northeast Tropical Africa: Sudan
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Western Asia: Iraq; Israel; Jordan; Lebanon; Syria; Turkey
    China: China
    Eastern Asia: Taiwan
  • ASIA-TROPICAL
    Indian Subcontinent: India; Pakistan
    Malesia: Indonesia
  • AUSTRALASIA
    Australia: Australia
  • EUROPE
    Europe
  • NORTHERN AMERICA
    Southwestern U.S.A.: United States - California
  • also cultivated elsewhere

      Other:
  • probable origin s.w. Asia

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Check other web resources for Trifolium alexandrinum L.:


Images or nodulation data:

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  • Check PlantSystematics.org for additional images
  • Google Images Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

Abbreviations & symbols in GRIN Taxonomy

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Cite as:
USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?40161 (26 July 2014)

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