Al·yce clover or al·yce clover (ălʹĭs) n.
A tropical Asiatic herb (Alysicarpus vaginalis) with alternate, simple leaves and reddish flowers, grown as a pasture and hay crop and naturalized in Florida and the West Indies.
  [Probably by folk etymology from New Latin Alysicarpus, genus name : Greek halusis, chain; See wel-2 in Indo-European Roots + Greek karpos, fruit; see -carp.]

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Universalium. 2010.

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