African Plant Database

Desmodium cordifolium (Harms) Schindl.
Information on the genus : Desmodium
Basionym : Glycine cordifolia Harms
Status for TA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Grona cordifolia (Harms) H. Ohashi & K. Ohashi
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Glycine cordifolia Harms
 Grona cordifolia (Harms) H. Ohashi & K. Ohashi (2019)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Desmodium homblei De Wild. (1914)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Creeping to ± ascending perennial herb with tuberous roots and slender reddish-brown shoots 0,4-1 m long; stems angular to cylindrical and appressed to spreading hirsute with stout stiff tapering hairs.
Ecology : Brachystegia, Julbernardia woodland; grassland; roadsides; open forests; savannas; scrubland, etc.; 930-1680 m alt.
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see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
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Record n°62189
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