Trifolium species in India
  1. Trifolium alexandrinum L.
  2. T. campestre Schreb.
  3. T. cernuum Brot.
  4. T. dubium Sibth.
  5. T. incarnatum L.
  6. T. hybridum L.
  7. T. fragiferum L.
  8. T. pratense L.
  9. T. repens L.
  10. T. resupinatum L.
  11. T. subterraneum L.
  12. T. tomentosum L.

References:

  1. Sanjappa, M. 1992. Legumes of India. Bishen Singh Mahendra Pal Singh, Dehradun, pp.  262-263.
  2. eFI page

/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/Trifolium-campestre-Kathua-P1160096-J%20-%20K-2-7.jpg/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/Trifolium-campestre-Kathua-P1160095-J%20-%20K-3-4.jpg/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/Trifolium-campestre-Kathua-IMG_1888-J%20-%20K-1-7.jpg/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/Trifolium-campestre-Banikhet%20near%20Dalhousie-IMG_7217-Dalhousie-1-3.jpg

/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/Trifolium%20dubium%201-4.JPG/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/IMG_9295-7-0.JPG/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/IMG_9293-6.JPG
/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/IMG_9107.JPG/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/IMG_9105.JPG/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/DSC09663.JPG/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/DSC09666.JPG

/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/Trifolium%20resupinatum%20%20-1-.JPG/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/Trifolium%20resupinatum%20%20-5-.JPG/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/Trifolium%20resupinatum%20%20-2-.JPG/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/Trifolium%20resupinatum%20%20-3-.JPG
/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/m_DSC07581-9.jpg/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/m_DSC07578-8.jpg/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/m_DSC07579-5.jpg
/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/Trifolium-resupinatum-Delhi-3-2.jpg/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/Trifolium-resupinatum-Delhi-4-4.jpg

Trifolium repens is similar to Trifolium pratense, but with smaller leaves and white flowers (another less common species T. fragiferum also has white flowers but inflated fruiting head; in T. repens fruiting head is not swollen).


.
Binomial Habit Notes Ref. Distrib.
Trifolium
alexandrium
L.
Herb Cultivated in Tamil Nadu
Agricultural University Campus, Native of Mediterranean Region
Flora of Tamil Nadu, VOL. I,
1983
Coimbatore
Trifolium
cernuum
Brot.
Herb Western Ghats, Naturalized,  Native of Mediterranean Region Flora of Tamil Nadu, VOL. I,
1983
Dindigul, Nilgiri
Trifolium
dubium
Sibth.
Herb Western Ghats, Naturalized,  Native of Mediterranean Region Flora of Tamil Nadu, VOL. I,
1983
Dindigul, Nilgiri
Trifolium
incarnatum
L.
Annual Western Ghats, Naturalized,  Native of Mediterranean Region Flora of Tamil Nadu, VOL. I,
1983
Dindigul
Trifolium
pratense
L.
Herb Western Ghats, Naturalized,  Native of Mediterranean Region Flora of Tamil Nadu, VOL. I,
1983
Dindigul, Nilgiri
Trifolium
repens
L.
Herb Western Ghats, Naturalized,  Native of Mediterranean Region Flora of Tamil Nadu, VOL. I,
1983
Dindigul, Nilgiri
Trifolium
subterraneum
L.
Annual Western Ghats, Naturalized,  Native of Mediterranean Region Flora of Tamil Nadu, VOL. I,
1983
Nilgiri

.

.
Mansfeld’s Encyclopedia of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: (Except … edited by Peter Hanelt, R. Büttner (Details of a large number of Trifolium species including those found in India)

Pl. go through Trifolium page with images of species (done by …) in efloraofindia.

If you find any mis-identification, pl. let us know.
If anybody can send images of other species of this genera (for incorporation in the website), if any, it will be really nice.


.
‎Trifolium (‎‎‎‎‎‎‎‎‎‎Fabaceae (Leguminosae)‎) page with images of species in efloraofindia : 3 posts by 2 authors.
Pl. go through Trifolium (‎‎‎‎‎‎‎‎‎‎Fabaceae (Leguminosae)‎) page with images of species in efloraofindia.
If you find any incorrect identification, pl. let us know. If anybody can send images of other species of this genera (for incorporation in the website), if any, or can identify unidentified images, it will be really nice.


I have added list of Indian species mainly based on Sanjappa 1992.


 

 

 

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *