1. Family: Fabaceae Lindl.
    1. Genus: Trifolium Tourn. ex L.
      1. Trifolium africanum Ser.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is S. Africa.

    [ILDIS]

    International Legume Database and Information Service

    Conservation
    Not Threatened
    Ecology
    Africa: Afromontane grassland, Kalahari-Highveld regional transition zone; grassland.
    Habit
    Perennial, Not climbing, Herb

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Botswana, Cape Provinces, Free State, KwaZulu-Natal, Lesotho, Namibia, Northern Provinces, Swaziland

    Trifolium africanum Ser. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Sep 1, 2004 DLamini, M.D. [585], South Africa K000459841
    Jan 1, 1920 Wilms, F. [288], South Africa K000459837
    Burtt, B.L. [6050], South Africa K000459843
    Codd, L.E. [8423], South Africa K000459866
    Hutchinson, J. [2983], South Africa K000459849
    Mogg, A.O.D. [16845], South Africa K000459854
    Galpin, E.E. [9793], South Africa K000459847
    Strey, R.G. [4320], South Africa K000459859
    Sanderson [s.n.], South Africa K000226786
    Moll, E.J. [1437], South Africa K000459860
    Moll, E.J. [662], South Africa K000459863
    Burchell, W.J. [2817], South Africa K000226784 Unknown type material
    Goosens, A.P. [634], South Africa K000459856
    Bolus, H. [3151], South Africa K000459853
    Kuntze, O. [s.n.], South Africa K000459846
    MacOwan, P. [502], South Africa K000226785
    Liebenberg, L.C.C. [6906], South Africa K000459862
    Burtt Davy, J. [837], South Africa K000459851
    Burtt Davy, J. [837], South Africa K000459852
    Guillarmod, A.J. [812], Lesotho K000459855
    Balsinhas, A. [2854], South Africa K000459844
    Germishuizen, G. [2833], South Africa K000459842
    McClean, B. [303], South Africa K000459865
    Jacot-Guillarmod, A. [1921], Lesotho K000459840
    Prosser [1144], South Africa K000459838
    Jarman, N. [135], South Africa K000459845
    Rehmann, D.r. .A. [83], South Africa K000459848
    Long, J.R. [s.n.], South Africa K000459850
    Simon, G.M. [2], South Africa K000459857
    Devenish [238], South Africa K000459858
    Matthaei, G. [17], South Africa K000459861

    First published in A.P.de Candolle, Prodr. 2: 200 (1825)

    Accepted by

    • Germishuizen, G. & Meyer, N.L. (eds.) (2003). Plants of Southern Africa an annotated checklist Strelitzia 14: 1-1231. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
    • Lock, J.M. (1989). Legumes of Africa a check-list: 1-619. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Germishuizen, G. & Meyer, N.L. (eds.) (2003). Plants of Southern Africa an annotated checklist Strelitzia 14: 1-1231. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
    • Lock, J.M. (1989). Legumes of Africa a check-list: 1-619. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    International Legume Database and Information Service
    • Zohary, M. & Heller, D. (1984). The Genus Trifolium. Jerusalem.
    • Gillett, J. B. (1952). Kew Bull. 7:367-404. Trifolium in Africa

    Sources

    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
    'The Herbarium Catalogue, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet http://www.kew.org/herbcat [accessed on Day Month Year]'. Please enter the date on which you consulted the system.
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    International Legume Database and Information Service
    International Legume Database and Information Service (ILDIS) V10.39 Nov 2011
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0