Taxon: Trifolium berytheum Boiss. & Blanche

 
Genus: Trifolium
Subgenus: Trifolium
Section: Trifolium
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
Subfamily: Faboideae
Tribe: Trifolieae
Nomen number: 40179
Place of publication: P. E. Boissier, Diagn. pl. orient. ser. 2, 2:15. 1856
Link to protologue:
Typification:
Name Verified on: 23-Mar-2007 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 07-Apr-2017
Species priority site is: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA (S9)
Accessions: 3 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

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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:

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

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.

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=40179. Accessed 17 June 2018.