Taxon: Desmodium uncinatum (Jacq.) DC.

 
Genus: Desmodium
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
Subfamily: Faboideae
Subtribe: Desmodiinae
Nomen number: 13683
Place of publication: Prodr. 2:331. 1825
Link to protologue:
Typification:
Name Verified on: 01-Mar-1987 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 23-Aug-1994
Species priority site is: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA (S9)
Accessions: 19 in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

  • silverleaf desmodium  (Source: pers. comm.) - English
  • Spanish tick-clover  (Source: World Econ Pl) - English
  • spanischer Klee  (Source: Dict Rehm) - German
  • desmodio plateado  (Source: Dict Rehm) - Spanish
  • pega pega  (Source: F EntreR) - Spanish

Economic Importance:

  • Animal food: forage ()

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Southern America
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Venezuela (w.)
    • BRAZIL: Brazil
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Bolivia, Peru
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Argentina (subtropical), Paraguay, Uruguay


    Naturalized (natzd. elsewhere)

References:

  1. Burkart, A. E. Las leguminosas Argentinas - silvestres y cultivadas, ed. 2. (Leg Argent)
  2. Burkart, A. E., ed. Flora ilustrada de Entre Rios. (F EntreR)
  3. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  4. Kretschmer, A. E. 1998. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  5. Lewis, G. P. Legumes of Bahia. 1987 (Leg Bahia)
  6. Macbride, J. F. et al., eds. Flora of Peru. 1936-1971; new ser. 1980- (F Peru)
  7. Oliveira, M. de L. A. A. de 1983. Estudo taxonômico do gênero Desmodium Desv. (Leguminosae, Faboideae, Desmodieae) Iheringia, Bot. 31:49.
  8. Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  9. 't Mannetje, L. & R. M. Jones, eds. 1992. Forages (Pl Res SEAs) 4:116-118.
  10. Thulin, M. Leguminosae of Ethiopia. Opera Bot. 68:1-223. 1983 (Leg Ethiop)
  11. Verdcourt, B. A manual of New Guinea legumes. (Leg New Guinea)
  12. Woodson, R. E. & R. W. Schery, eds. Flora of Panama. (F Panama)

Check other web resources for Desmodium uncinatum (Jacq.) DC. :

  • Flora del Conosur: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Conosur
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • ILDIS: International Legume Database & Information Service
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • 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.

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Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=13683. Accessed 18 June 2018.