Taxon: Desmodium heterocarpon (L.) DC.

 
Genus: Desmodium
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
  Subfamily: Faboideae
      Tribe: Desmodieae
        Subtribe: Desmodiinae
Nomen number: 13638
Place of publication: Prodr. 2:337. 1825 "heterocarpum"
Name Verified on: 24-Feb-1987 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 25-Feb-2002
Species priority site is: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA (S9)
Accessions: 9 in National Plant Germplasm System

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Africa

    • East Tropical Africa: Tanzania
  • Asia-Temperate

    • China: China
    • Eastern Asia: Japan, - Honshu, - Kyushu, - Ryukyu Islands, - Shikoku; Taiwan
  • Asia-Tropical

    • Indian Subcontinent: Bangladesh; Bhutan; India - Andhra Pradesh, - Arunachal Pradesh, - Assam, - Bihar, - Dadra and N. Haveli, - Delhi, - Goa, - Gujarat, - Haryana, - Himachal Pradesh, - Jammu and Kashmir, - Karnataka, - Kerala, - Madhya Pradesh, - Maharashtra, - Manipur, - Meghalaya, - Mizoram, - Nagaland, - Orissa, - Pondicherry, - Punjab, - Rajasthan, - Sikkim, - Tamil Nadu, - Tripura, - Uttar Pradesh, - West Bengal; Nepal; Sri Lanka
    • Indo-China: Cambodia; Laos; Myanmar; Thailand; Vietnam
    • Malesia: Indonesia; Malaysia; Philippines
    • Papuasia: Papua New Guinea
  • Australasia

    • Australia: Australia - Queensland
  • Pacific

    • Northwestern Pacific: Micronesia
    • Southwestern Pacific: Fiji; New Caledonia

  • Naturalized:

    . natzd. elsewhere

References:

  • Grierson, A. J. C. & D. J. Long Flora of Bhutan including a record of plants from Sikkim. 1984- (F Bhutan)
  • Hara, H. et al. An enumeration of the flowering plants of Nepal. 1978-1982 (L Nepal)
  • Hnatiuk, R. J. Census of Australian vascular plants. Australian Flora and Fauna Series No. 11. 1990 (L Aust)
  • Huang, S. F. & T. C. Huang Taxonomic treatment of the Papilionoideae (Leguminosae) of Taiwan. Taiwania 32:11-117. 1987 (Leg Taiwan)
  • Institute of Botany, Academia Sinica Iconographia Cormophytorum Sinicorum. 1972-1976; suppl. 1982-1983 (Icon CormS)
  • Kumar, S & P. V. Sane Legumes of South Asia: a checklist. 2003 (Leg SAsia)
  • Ohashi, H. 1973. The Asiatic species of Desmodium and its allied genera (Leguminosae) (Ginkgoana) 1:210.
  • Ohashi, H. 1988. Desmodium (Leguminosae) of the Hawaiian islands Sci. Rep. Tohoku Imp. Univ., Ser. 4, Biol. 39:175.
  • Ohwi, J. Flora of Japan (Engl. ed.). 1965 (F JapanOhwi)
  • Smith, A. C. Flora vitiensis nova. 1979-1991 (F Viti)
  • 't Mannetje, L. & R. M. Jones, eds. 1992. Forages (Pl Res SEAs) 4:106.
  • Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. Flora of tropical East Africa. 1952- (F TE Afr)
  • Verdcourt, B. A manual of New Guinea legumes. 1979 (Leg New Guinea)

Synonyms:

Check other web resources for Desmodium heterocarpon (L.) DC. :

  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • ILDIS: International Legume Database & Information Service
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.