Taxon: Desmodium heterocarpon (L.) DC.

 
Genus: Desmodium
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
Subfamily: Faboideae
Subtribe: Desmodiinae
Nomen number: 13638
Place of publication: Prodr. 2:337. 1825 "heterocarpum"
Link to protologue:
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: 3 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


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. (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.). (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.