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Melilotus
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Melilotus (melilots)

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 14 July 2018
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Host Plant
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Melilotus
  • Preferred Common Name
  • melilots
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Plantae
  •     Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •       Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •         Class: Dicotyledonae
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Pictures

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PictureTitleCaptionCopyright
Melilotus albus (white melilot, honey clover); large flowering plant on gravel
TitleHabit
CaptionMelilotus albus (white melilot, honey clover); large flowering plant on gravel
Copyright©Trevor James/Hamilton, New Zealand
Melilotus albus (white melilot, honey clover); large flowering plant on gravel
HabitMelilotus albus (white melilot, honey clover); large flowering plant on gravel©Trevor James/Hamilton, New Zealand
Melilotus albus (white melilot, honey clover); detail of flowering plant
TitleHabit
CaptionMelilotus albus (white melilot, honey clover); detail of flowering plant
Copyright©Trevor James/Hamilton, New Zealand
Melilotus albus (white melilot, honey clover); detail of flowering plant
HabitMelilotus albus (white melilot, honey clover); detail of flowering plant©Trevor James/Hamilton, New Zealand
Melilotus albus (whte melilot, honey clover); young flowers and leaves
TitleYoung flowers and leaves
CaptionMelilotus albus (whte melilot, honey clover); young flowers and leaves
Copyright©Trevor James/Hamilton, New Zealand
Melilotus albus (whte melilot, honey clover); young flowers and leaves
Young flowers and leavesMelilotus albus (whte melilot, honey clover); young flowers and leaves©Trevor James/Hamilton, New Zealand
Melilotus albus (whte melilot, honey clover); young flowers and leaves
TitleFlowers and leaves
CaptionMelilotus albus (whte melilot, honey clover); young flowers and leaves
Copyright©Trevor James/Hamilton, New Zealand
Melilotus albus (whte melilot, honey clover); young flowers and leaves
Flowers and leavesMelilotus albus (whte melilot, honey clover); young flowers and leaves©Trevor James/Hamilton, New Zealand
Melilotus albus (whte melilot, honey clover); flower spike
TitleFlower spike
CaptionMelilotus albus (whte melilot, honey clover); flower spike
Copyright©Trevor James/Hamilton, New Zealand
Melilotus albus (whte melilot, honey clover); flower spike
Flower spikeMelilotus albus (whte melilot, honey clover); flower spike©Trevor James/Hamilton, New Zealand
Melilotus albus (whte melilot, honey clover); close-up of flower spike
TitleFlower spike
CaptionMelilotus albus (whte melilot, honey clover); close-up of flower spike
Copyright©Trevor James/Hamilton, New Zealand
Melilotus albus (whte melilot, honey clover); close-up of flower spike
Flower spikeMelilotus albus (whte melilot, honey clover); close-up of flower spike©Trevor James/Hamilton, New Zealand

Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Melilotus

Preferred Common Name

  • melilots

International Common Names

  • English: sweetclover; sweetclovers
  • Spanish: melilotos
  • French: Melilot; melilots

Local Common Names

  • Germany: Steinklee

EPPO code

  • MEUSS (Melilotus sp.)

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Plantae
  •         Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •             Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •                 Class: Dicotyledonae
  •                     Order: Fabales
  •                         Family: Fabaceae
  •                             Subfamily: Papilionoideae
  •                                 Genus: Melilotus