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:
Typification:
Name Verified on: 26-Mar-2007 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 10-Oct-2017
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6)
Accessions: 82 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

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). (Ecocrop)
  3. Gillett, J. M. & N. L. Taylor (M. Collins ed.) The world of clovers. 2001 (Clovers) 366.
  4. Hedberg, I. & S. Edwards Flora of Ethiopia. 1989- (and Eritrea. 2000) (F Ethiop)
  5. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  6. 't Mannetje, L. & R. M. Jones, eds. 1992. Forages (Pl Res SEAs) 4:226.
  7. Thulin, M. Leguminosae of Ethiopia. Opera Bot. 68:1-223. 1983 (Leg Ethiop)
  8. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. Flora of tropical East Africa. (F TE Afr)
  9. Wood, J. R. I. A handbook of the Yemen flora. (F Yemen)
  10. Zohary, M. & D. Heller 1984. The genus Trifolium. 1984 (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.

Images:

  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

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=40364. Accessed 26 April 2018.