Genus: Papilionopsis Steenis

Synonym of: Desmodium Desv.

Family: Fabaceae
Subfamily: Faboideae
Tribe: Desmodieae
Subtribe: Desmodiinae
Genus number: 28340
Last updated: 07-Aug-2019
Accession Count: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System
Comments: a rejected name (nom. utique rej.) under Shenzhen ICN Art. 56 (see App. V) that is unavailable for use

List of Species Records in GRIN


  1. Brummitt, R. K. 2005. Report of the Committee for Spermatophyta: 57. Taxon 54:1098-1099. Note: proposal recommended
  2. Ohashi, H. & R. R. Mill. 2004. (1625) Proposal to reject the name Papilionopsis Steenis (Fabaceae). Taxon 53:564-565.
  3. Verdcourt, B. 1977. The identity of Papilionopsis stylidioides (Leguminosae). Kew Bull. 31:845-846.

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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 18 February 2020.