African Plant Database


Desmodium incanum (Sw.) DC.
Family : FABACEAE
Information on the genus : Desmodium
Basionym : Hedysarum incanum Sw.
 
 
Status
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.
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under chg
see under Fgui
 
Map
carte afrique num 62175
 
Record n°62175 modified 2007-04-02
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