Desmodium caudatum (Thunb.) DC.

 
  • Family : FABACEAE
    (PEA or BEAN FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Leguminosae
  • Subfamily : Faboideae
  • Basionym : Hedysarum caudatum Thunb.
  • Synonym(s) : Desmodium laburnifolium (Poir.) DC.; Hedysarum laburnifolium Poir; Catenaria caudata (Thunb.) Schindl.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Ohwia caudata (Thunb.) H.Ohashi
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Near water courses
  • Flower, Fruit : September-January
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Vishakapatnam district
    • Kerala : Malappuram district
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Bhutan, China, Taiwan, Malaysia, Korea, Japan, Ryukyu islands
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2001 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 2; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI.
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Raja K Swamy, Deepak Kumar, Arun Singh R. and K. Gopalakrishna Bhat (2019). Flora of Peninsular India. http://peninsula.ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Desmodium caudatum. Downloaded on 10 December 2019.

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