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Taxon: Trifolium ambiguum M. Bieb.

 
Genus: Trifolium
Subgenus: Trifolium
Section: Trifoliastrum
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
Subfamily: Faboideae
Tribe: Trifolieae
Nomen number: 40165
Place of publication: Fl. taur.-caucas. 2:208. 1808
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 26-Mar-2007 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 02-Oct-2017
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6)
Accessions: 199 (168 active, 267 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Animal food: forage
  • Bee plants: honey production

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • WESTERN ASIA: Iran, Iraq, Turkey
    • CAUCASUS: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Russian Federation [Checheno-Ingushetia, Dagestan, Kabardino-Balkaria, Karachay-Cherkessia, Krasnodar, North Ossetia, Stavropol]

    Europe
    • EASTERN EUROPE: Moldova, Russian Federation, [Rostov] Ukraine (incl. Krym)
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Romania


References:

  1. Abberton, M. T. 2007. Interspecific hybridization in the genus Trifolium Pl. Breed. (New York) 126:337-342.
  2. Abberton, M. T. et al. 1998. Morphological characteristics of hybrids between white clover, Trifolium repens L., and Caucasian clover, Trifolium ambiguum M. Bieb Pl. Breed. (New York) 117:494-496.
  3. Afonin, A. N., S. L. Greene, N. I. Dzyubenko, & A. N. Frolov, eds. Interactive agricultural ecological atlas of Russia and neighboring countries. Economic plants and their diseases, pests and weeds (on-line resource). (AgroAtlas)
  4. Davis, P. H., ed. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands. (F Turk)
  5. Duke, J. A. Handbook of legumes of world economic importance. 1981 (Leg WorldEc)
  6. Ellison, N. W. et al. 2006. Molecular phylogenetics of the clover genus (Trifolium - Leguminosae) Molec. Phylogenet. Evol. 39:688-705.
  7. Englert, J. M. et al. USDA-NRCS Improved conservation plant materials released by NRCS and cooperators. 1999- (NRCS Cons Pl Mat)
  8. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  9. Gillett, J. M. & N. L. Taylor (M. Collins ed.) The world of clovers. 2001 (Clovers) 20.
  10. Kouamé C. N. et al. 1998. Genetic diversity for root-knot nematode resistance in white clover and related species Genet. Resources Crop Evol. 45:1-8.
  11. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  12. Meredith, M. R. et al. 1995. Trifolium ambiguum as a source of variation in the breeding of white clover (Euphytica) 82:185-191.
  13. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  14. Rechinger, K. H., ed. Flora iranica. (F Iran)
  15. Taylor, N. L. 2008. A century of clover breeding developments in the United States Crop Sci. (Madison) 48:1-13.
  16. Townsend, C. C. & E. Guest Flora of Iraq. (F Iraq)
  17. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea. (F Eur)
  18. Williams, W. M. & S. N. Nichols 2011. Chapter 13: Trifolium (Wild Crop Rel Leg Cr) 249-272.
  19. Williams, W. M. et al. 2011. Eco-geographically divergent diploids, Caucasian clover (Trifolium ambiguum) and western clover (T. occidentale), retain most requirements for hybridization Ann. Bot. (Oxford) 108:1269-1277.
  20. Yakovlev, G. P. et al. Legumes of Northern Eurasia. 1996 (Leg NEurasia)
  21. Zohary, M. & D. Heller 1984. The genus Trifolium. 1984 (Trifolium) 215.

Check other web resources for Trifolium ambiguum M. Bieb. :

  • Flora Europaea: Database of European Plants (ESFEDS)
  • ILDIS: International Legume Database & Information Service
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=40165. Accessed 10 December 2018.