African Plant Database

Desmodium tortuosum auct.
Information on the genus : Desmodium
Statuts nomenclatural : missapplied name
Status for TA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Desmodium ospriostreblum Chiov. (Hepper in Hutch. & Dalziel p.p., non (Sw.) DC.)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Desmodium tortuosum var. ospriostreblum (Steud. ex Chiov.) Sunding
=Desmodium ospriostreblum Chiov.
=*Desmodium spirale auct. sensu Baker in F.T.A. p.p., non (Sw.) DC.
=*Desmodium abyssinicum (Hochst. ex A. Rich.) Hutch. & Dalziel F.W.T.A. I (1928), non DC. (1825)
=Anarthrosyne abyssinica Hochst. ex A. Rich.
=*Desmodium terminale auct. sensu Guill. & Perr., non DC.

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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Record n°62225
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