Lespedeza

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Contains 12 accepted taxa overall.

Family:FABACEAE
Common Name:LESPEDEZA
Specimen: View USF Herbarium specimens of this genus

Classification

Division
Class
Sub Class
Order FABALES
FamilyFABACEAE
Genus Lespedeza

Citation

Citation LESPEDEZA Michaux, Fl. Bor.-Amer. 2: 70, t. 39-40. 1803.
Basionym: **
Type: TYPE: Lespedeza sessiliflora Michaux, nom. illegit. (Medicago virginica Linnaeus) Lectotypified by Britton & A. Brown, Ill. Fl. N. U.S., ed. 2. 2: 402. 1913.

** Not applicable or data not available.

Species

Scientific NameCommon NameHerbarium SpecimensPhotos
Lespedeza angustifolia NARROWLEAF LESPEDEZA
Lespedeza bicolor SHRUBBY LESPEDEZA
Lespedeza capitata ROUNDHEAD LESPEDEZA; DUSTY CLOVER
Lespedeza cuneata SERICEA LESPEDEZA; CHINESE LESPEDEZA
Lespedeza hirta HAIRY LESPEDEZA
Lespedeza procumbens TRAILING LESPEDEZA
Lespedeza repens CREEPING LESPEDEZA
Lespedeza stuevei TALL LESPEDEZA
Lespedeza thunbergii THUNBERG'S LESPEDEZA
Lespedeza violacea VIOLET LESPEDEZA
Lespedeza virginica SLENDER LESPEDEZA
Lespedeza x oblongifolia  

Genus Synonyms

SynonymFull CitationBasionymType
Despeleza Despeleza Nieuwland, Amer. Midl. Naturalist 3: 175. 1914. TYPE: Despeleza hirta (Linnaeus) Nieuwland (Hedysarum hirtum Linnaeus)
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