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Desmodium spirale auct.
Family : FABACEAE
Information on the genus : Desmodium
 
 
Status
Statuts nomenclatural : missapplied name
Status for SA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Desmodium tortuosum (Sw.) DC. (sensu Baker. in Leg.Trop. Afr., non (Sw.) DC.)
Status for TA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Desmodium tortuosum (Sw.) DC. (sensu Baker. in Leg.Trop. Afr., non (Sw.) DC.)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Meibomia tortuosa (Sw.) Kuntze
=Hedysarum tortuosum Sw. (1788)
=Desmodium tortuosum (Sw.) DC. (1825)
=Desmodium stipulaceum DC.
=Desmodium purpureum (Mill.) Fawc. & Rendle
=Hedysarum purpureum Mill. (1768)
=Meibomia purpurea (Mill.) Vail ex Small (1903)
=Desmodium tortuosum var. ospriostreblum (Steud. ex Chiov.) Sunding
=Desmodium ospriostreblum Chiov.
=*Desmodium tortuosum auct. Hepper in Hutch. & Dalziel p.p., non (Sw.) DC.
=Anarthrosyne abyssinica Hochst. ex A. Rich.
=*Desmodium abyssinicum (Hochst. ex A. Rich.) Hutch. & Dalziel F.W.T.A. I (1928), non DC. (1825)
=*Desmodium terminale auct. sensu Guill. & Perr., non DC.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • (1971). Flora of Tropical East Africa Leguminosae[3]: 45

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Bothalia 18[1&2]: 11-24 (1988).
 
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