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Trifolium repens1.jpg
Trifolium repens
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Fabales
Family: Fabaceae
Subfamily: Faboideae
Tribe: Trifolieae
(Bronn) Endl.

The tribe Trifolieae is one of the subdivisions of the plant family Fabaceae. It is included within the inverted repeat-lacking clade (IRLC).[1] All of the members of this tribe are trifoliate.

These genera are recognized by the USDA:[2]


  1. ^ Martin F. Wojciechowski (July 11, 2006). "IRLC (Inverted Repeat-lacking clade)". Tree of Life Web Project. Retrieved November 12, 2013. 
  2. ^ "Trifolieae". Germplasm Resources Information Network. United States Department of Agriculture. January 17, 2003. Retrieved July 9, 2010. 

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