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Common name

English: Woolly Clover

German: Filziger Klee

Portuguese: Trevo-tomentoso


Kingdom: Plantae (2659)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2572)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2167)

      Order: Fabales (241)

        Family: Fabaceae (241)(family description)

          Genus: Trifolium (8)

            Epithet: tomentosum L. (2)

Synonyms: Amoria tomentosa (L.) Roskov, Galearia tomentosa (L.) C.Presl, Trifolium curvisepalum Takht., Trifolium hebraeum Bobrov, Trifolium pantocsekii Gand., Trifolium rectiusculum Gand., Trifolium resupinatum (L.) Gibelli & Belli, Trifolium tomentosum Bornm., Trifolium visianii Gand., Xerosphaera tomentosa (L.) Soják

tomentosa => densely covered with short, soft, tangled hairs

tomentosum => densely covered with short, soft, tangled hairs


Climate: sub-tropical

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: herb

Flower colour: violet

External links

Check for Trifolium tomentosum at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI


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