|Classification System: APG IV|
Trifolieae Endl., Fl. Poson.: 452 (1830).
Note: This tribe is morphologically distinctive, but is considered paraphyletic, as circumscribed above. However, it is part of the monophyletic Vicoid clade that includes; Cicereae and Fabeae (as Vicieae), as well as Galega (Steele & Wojciechowski, 2003).
- Endlicher, S.L. 1830. Flora Posoniensis: 452.
- The Legume Research Group 2016. Trifolieae Legumes of the World. Royal Botanic Gardens Kew. Accessed Jan. 29 (2016).
- Steele, K.P. & Wojciechowski, M.F. 2003. Phylogenetic analyses of tribes Trifolieae and Vicieae, based on sequences of the plastid gene matK (Papilionoideae: Leguminosae). Advances in Legume Systematics 10: 355–370. PDF Reference page.
- USDA, ARS, Germplasm Resources Information Network. Trifolieae in the Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN), U.S. Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service. Accessed: 20 March 2006.