Genus: Hylodesmum H. Ohashi & R. R. Mill

Possible synonym of: Desmodium Desv.

Family: Fabaceae
Subfamily: Faboideae
Tribe: Desmodieae
Subtribe: Desmodiinae
Alternate family(ies): Papilionaceae
Genus number: 18834
Last updated: 25-Oct-2017
Accession Count: 12 (4 active, 1 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. Lewis, G. et al., eds. 2005. Legumes of the world 441.
  3. Ohashi, H. & R. R. Mill. 2000. Hylodesmum, a new name for Podocarpium (Leguminosae). Edinburgh J. Bot. 57:171-188.

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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 7 April 2020.