Taxon: Trifolium berytheum Boiss. & Blanche

 
Genus: Trifolium
  Subgenus: Trifolium
    Section: Trifolium
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
  Subfamily: Papilionoideae
      Tribe: Trifolieae
Nomen number: 40179
Place of publication: Diagn. pl. orient. ser. 2, 2:15. 1856
Name Verified on: 23-Mar-2007 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 25-Jun-2012
Species priority site is: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA (S9)
Accessions: 6 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Animal food: forage (fide N. Taylor, pers. comm. 1996)
  • Gene sources: secondary genetic relative of berseem clover (based on cross-compatibility with Trifolium alexandrinum fide Theor Appl Genet 43:355-356. 1973)
  • Gene sources: tertiary genetic relative of red clover (based on distant affinities to Trifolium pratense fide Mol Phylogenet Evol 39:697. 2006)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Asia-Temperate

    • Western Asia: Israel; Lebanon; Turkey

References:

  • Davis, P. H., ed. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands. 1965-1988 (F Turk)
  • Ellison, N. W. et al. 2006. Molecular phylogenetics of the clover genus (Trifolium - Leguminosae) Molec. Phylogenet. Evol. 39:688-705.
  • Ellison, N. W. et al. 2006. Molecular phylogenetics of the clover genus (Trifolium - Leguminosae) Molec. Phylogenet. Evol. 39:688-705.
  • Euro+Med Editorial Committee Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource). (EuroMed Plantbase)
  • Gillett, J. M. & N. L. Taylor (M. Collins ed.) The world of clovers. 2001 (Clovers) 54.
  • Katznelson, J. Domestication processes in Trifolium berytheum Boiss. (Popul Genet Ecol) 91-100.
  • Putiyevsky, E. & J. Katznelson 1973. Cytogenetic studies in Trifolium spp. related to berseem Theor. Appl. Genet. 43:351-358.
  • Putiyevsky, E. & J. Katznelson 1973. Cytogenetic studies in Trifolium spp. related to berseem Theor. Appl. Genet. 43:351-358.
  • Taylor, N. P. 1998. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  • Zohary, M. & D. Heller 1984. The genus Trifolium. 1984 (Trifolium) 474.
  • Zohary, M. & N. Feinbrun-Dothan Flora palaestina. 1966- (F Palest)

Synonyms:

Check other web resources for Trifolium berytheum Boiss. & Blanche :

  • 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.