Desmodium

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Contains 24 accepted taxa overall.

Family:FABACEAE
Common Name:TICKTREFOIL
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Classification

Division
Class
Sub Class
Order FABALES
FamilyFABACEAE
Genus Desmodium

Citation

Citation DESMODIUM Desvaux, J. Bot. Agric. 1: 122, pl. 5(15). 1813, nom. cons. vs. Meibomia Heister ex Fabricius 1759, et vs. Grona Loureiro 1790, et vs. Pleurolobus J. Saint-Hilaire 1812.
Basionym: **
Type: TYPE: Desmodium scorpiurus (Swartz) Desvaux, typ. cons. (Hedysarum scorpiurus Swartz)

** Not applicable or data not available.

Species

Scientific NameCommon NameHerbarium SpecimensPhotos
Desmodium canescens HOARY TICKTREFOIL
Desmodium ciliare HAIRY SMALL-LEAF TICKTREFOIL
Desmodium cuspidatum LARGEBRACT TICKTREFOIL
Desmodium fernaldii FERNALD'S TICKTREFOIL
Desmodium floridanum FLORIDA TICKTREFOIL
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Genus Synonyms

SynonymFull CitationBasionymType
Aphyllodium Aphyllodium (de Candolle) Gagnepain, Notul. Syst. (Paris) 3: 254. 1916.BASIONYM: Dicerma de Candolle, sect. Aphyllodium de Candolle, Prodr. 2: 339. 1825.TYPE: Aphyllodium biarticulatum (Linnaeus) Gagnepain (Hedysarum biarticulatum Linnaeus)
Catenaria Catenaria Bentham, in Miquel, Pl. Jungh. 217, 220. 1852, non Roussel 1806, nec Sternberg 1825. TYPE: Catenaria laburnifolia (Poiret) Bentham (Hedysarum laburnifolium Poiret)
Cyclomorium Cyclomorium Walpers, Repert. Bot. Syst. 2: 890. 1843. TYPE: Cyclomorium caracasanum Walpers
Dollinera Dollinera Endlicher, Gen. Pl. 1285. 1840. TYPE: Non designatus.
Edusaron Edusaron Medikus, Vorles. Churpfälz. Phys.-Okon. Ges. 2: 371. 1787. TYPE: Edusaron canadense (Linnaeus) Medikus (Hedysarum canadense Linnaeus) = Meibomia Heister ex Fabricius 1759.
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