Genus: Ougeinia Benth.

Possible synonym of: Desmodium Desv.

Family: Fabaceae
Subfamily: Faboideae
Tribe: Desmodieae
Subtribe: Desmodiinae
Alternate family(ies): Papilionaceae
Genus number: 15689
Last updated: 25-Oct-2017
Accession Count: 3 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

List of Species Records in GRIN


  1. Azani, N. et al. 2017. A new subfamily classification of the Leguminosae based on a taxonomically comprehensive phylogeny. Taxon 66:44-77. DOI: 10.12705/661.3
  2. Jabbour, F. et al. 2018. Phylogeny, biogeography and character evolution in the tribe Desmodieae (Fabaceae: Papilionoideae), with special emphasis on the New Caledonian endemic genera. Molec. Phylogenet. Evol. 118:108-121. DOI: 10.1016/j.ympev.2017.09.017
  3. Lewis, G. et al., eds. 2005. Legumes of the world 436.

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Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2020. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: Accessed 27 February 2020.