African Plant Database

Desmodium schweinfurthii Schindl.
Protologue : Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 54: 57 (1916)
Notes : p.p. = D. linearifolium
Information on the genus : Desmodium
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Annual herb often prostrate, with numerous stems, 15-50 cm long, from the base, slender, ramose with long, spreading hairs.
Ecology : Lateritic pans; stream valley; dry hardpan with shallow colluvium.
  Not in Ethiopia (= D. hirtum ).

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and South Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing
  • César J. & C. Chatelain (2019). Flore illustrée du Tchad. Conservatoire et Jardin botaniques de Genève, Coopération Suisse & Univ. N'Djaména
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
see under The International Plant Name Index
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Record n°62195 modified 2009-01-26
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