Trifolium pratense L.

Common name

English: Red Clover

German: Rotklee, Wiesen-Klee

Mandarin: 红车轴草 (hong che zhou cao)

Portuguese: Pé-De-Lebre

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2505)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2404)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2036)

      Order: Fabales (229)

        Family: Fabaceae (229) (family description)

          Genus: Trifolium (8)

           Epithet: pratense L. (3)

Synonyms: Trifolium borysthenicum Gruner, Trifolium bracteatum Schousboe, Trifolium lenkoranicum (Grossh.) Roskov, Trifolium ukrainicum Opperman

bracteatum => having prominent bracts

pratense => growing in meadows

ukrainicum => from the Ukraine

Characteristics

Climate: temperate

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: herb

Flower colour: purple, violet

External links

Check for Trifolium pratense at The Plant List, GBIF or IPNI

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