Taxon: Trichodesma indicum (L.) Sm.

Genus: Trichodesma
Family: Boraginaceae
Subfamily: Cynoglossoideae
Tribe: Trichodesmeae
Nomen number: 401869
Place of publication: A. Rees, Cycl. 36: Trichodesma no. 1. 1817 (R. Br., Prodr. 149. 1810, nom. inval.; Lehm., Pl. Asperif. nucif. 193. 1818)
Link to protologue:
  • • combination not actually made by R. Brown
  • • original Smith reference consulted to verify authorship
Name Verified on: 25-Mar-1997 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 17-Mar-2009
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Economic Importance:

  • Weed: potential seed contaminant (of unknown importance in India & Mauritius fide Atlas WWeed)

Distributional Range:


  • Africa

    • Western Indian Ocean: Mauritius
  • Asia-Temperate

    • Western Asia: Afghanistan
  • Asia-Tropical

    • Indian Subcontinent: India ; Nepal ; Pakistan ; Sri Lanka
    • Indo-China: Myanmar

  • Naturalized


  • Dassanayake, M. D. & F. R. Fosberg, eds. A revised handbook to the flora of Ceylon. 1980- (F Ceylon)
  • Hara, H. et al. An enumeration of the flowering plants of Nepal. 1978-1982 (L Nepal)
  • Holm, L. et al. A geographical atlas of world weeds. 1979 (Atlas WWeed)
  • Merrill, E. D. An enumeration of Philippine flowering plants. 1922-1926 (F Philipp)
  • Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. Flora of [West] Pakistan. 1970- (F Pak)
  • Rechinger, K. H., ed. Flora iranica. 1963- (F Iran)
  • Saldanha, C. J. & D. H. Nicolson Flora of Hassan district. (F Hassan)


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