Trifolium clypeatum L.

Trifolium clypeatum L.


    Taxon info

    Trifolium clypeatum is a characteristic species, easily identified by the expanded teeth of the fruiting calyx. It has a somewhat puzzling distribution, being common on the East Aegean islands (as well as W & S Anatolia and W Syria), but reappearing on Andros and locally in NE Peloponnisos. Trifolium is one of the largest genera of the Greek flora with c. 100 species.A
    A. Dimopoulos, P., Raus, Th., Bergmeier, E., Constantinidis, Th., Iatrou, G., Kokkini, S., Strid, A. & Tzanoudakis, D. 2013: Vascular plants of Greece: An annotated checklist. 31. – Berlin: Botanic Garden and Botanical Museum Berlin-Dahlem; Athens: Hellenic Botanical Society. p. 338


    (Pe Kik KK EAe

    Greece (East Aegean islands present; Kiklades present; Kriti and Karpathos present; Peloponnisos present)


    Native / Non Range-Restricted


    East Mediterranean




    Freshwater habitats, Agricultural and Ruderal habitats

    IUCN category

    Not Evaluated

    Presidential Decree 67/81


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