African Plant Database

Desmodium linearifolium G. Don
Information on the genus : Desmodium
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=*Desmodium djalonense A. Chev. (1920)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Annual branched herb, 10-35 cm tall, woody at the base, with erect or spreading lax branches.
Ecology : Cracks in humid rocks; to 600-700 m alt.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Boudet G. & J.P. Lebrun (1986). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Mali. Etudes et Synthèses IEMVT 16
  • Cat. Pl. Vasc. Burkina Faso:229 (2012)
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