African Plant Database

Desmodium incanum (Sw.) DC.
Information on the genus : Desmodium
Basionym : Hedysarum incanum Sw.
Status for SA : accepted (introduced)
Status for TA : accepted (introduced)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Hedysarum incanum Sw.
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Desmodium canum (J.F. Gmel.) Schinz & Thell.
=Hedysarum canum J.F. Gmel.
=*Desmodium frutescens auct.
=Hedysarum racemosum Aubl.
=Desmodium supinum (Sw.) DC.
=Hedysarum madagascariense Desv.
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Subshrub 10-75 cm tall; shoots erect or decumbent, puberulous.
Ecology : Dry forest, thickets.
  Introduced in Africa. Native of the warm-temperate New World. - Not mapped.
  Sometimes confused with D. ramosissimum.
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see under Fgui
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Record n°62175 modified 2007-04-02
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