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Taxon: Trifolium semipilosum Fresen.

 
Genus: Trifolium
Subgenus: Trifolium
Section: Vesicastrum
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
Subfamily: Faboideae
Tribe: Trifolieae
Nomen number: 40364
Place of publication: Flora 22:52. 1839
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 26-Mar-2007 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 95 (82 active, 9 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Common names:

  • Kenya clover  (Source: World Econ Pl) - English
  • Kenya white clover  (Source: Clovers) - English

Economic Importance:

  • Animal food: forage;

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Eritrea, Ethiopia
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda

    Asia-Temperate
    • ARABIAN PENINSULA: Yemen


References:

  1. Boonman, J. G. 1993. East Africa's grasses and fodders: their ecology and husbandry. 192.
  2. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). URL: http://ecocrop.fao.org/ecocrop/srv/en/cropListDetails?code=&relation=beginsWith&name=Trifolium+semipilosum&quantity=1 target='_blank'
  3. Gillett, J. M. & N. L. Taylor (M. Collins ed.). 2001. The world of clovers 366.
  4. Hedberg, I. & S. Edwards. 1989-. Flora of Ethiopia Note: Eritrea added in 2000
  5. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  6. 't Mannetje, L. & R. M. Jones, eds. 1992. Forages. Plant Resources of South-East Asia (PROSEA) 4:226.
  7. Thulin, M. 1983. Leguminosae of Ethiopia. Opera Bot. 68:1-223.
  8. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. 1952-. Flora of tropical East Africa.
  9. Wood, J. R. I. 1997. A handbook of the Yemen flora.
  10. Zohary, M. & D. Heller. 1984. The genus Trifolium 176.

Check other web resources for Trifolium semipilosum Fresen. :

  • 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.

Images:

  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=40364. Accessed 25 August 2019.