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This species is accepted, and its native range is Tropical & Subtropical America. It is used to treat unspecified medicinal disorders.
Desmodium incanum

[CPLC]

Bernal, R., Gradstein, S.R. & Celis, M. (eds.). 2015. Catálogo de plantas y líquenes de Colombia. Instituto de Ciencias Naturales, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá. http://catalogoplantasdecolombia.unal.edu.co

Distribution
Nativa en Colombia; Alt. 0 - 2200 m.; Amazonia, Andes, Islas Caribeñas, Llanura del Caribe, Orinoquia, Pacífico, Valle del Cauca, Valle del Magdalena.
Morphology General Habit
Hierba, arbusto, trepadora
Conservation
Preocupación Menor

[ILDIS]

International Legume Database and Information Service

Conservation
Not Threatened
Ecology
Africa: Sudanian anthropic landscapes, Somalia-Masai anthropic landscapes, Guinea-Congolian anthropic landscapes, Lake Victoria regional mosaic; anthropic landscapes.
Morphology General Habit
Perennial, Not climbing, Herb/Shrub
Vernacular
Beico De Boi, Cepa De Caballo, Collant, Colle-colle, Famalakantsy, Gros Treff, Gros Trefle, Herbe Gallon, Kaimi Clover, Pega Pega, Pelatsifotra, Petite Reglisse, Pti Tref, Savisaha, Spanish Clover, Strong Back, Strongbark, Tialamba, Trefle Petit, Wild Pea

[UPB]

The Useful Plants of Boyacá project

Distribution
Native from Colombia.
Ecology
Alt. 0 - 2200 m.

[UNAL]
Vernacular
Amor do campo, Amor seco, Empanadilla

[FWTA]

Papilionaceae, Hutchinson and Dalziel. Flora of West Tropical Africa 1:2. 1958

Morphology General Habit
A half-woody undershrub, more or less decumbent
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Flowers reddish-purple in loose racemes.

[UNAL]
Vernacular
Amor seco, Cadillo

[FTEA]

Leguminosae, J. B. Gillett, R. M. Polhill & B. Verdcourt. Flora of Tropical East Africa. 1971

Morphology General Habit
Spreading to ascending or erect perennial herb, or becoming a wiry or stout subshrub or shrub, 0.3–3 m. tall; stem striate to angular, reddish, uncinulate-puberulent to pubescent and somewhat pilose at least above.
Morphology Leaves
Leaves 3-foliolate; stipules partially connate abaxially, at least when young, obliquely ovate-acuminate, truncate at base, 3–11 mm. long, 1.5–3 mm. wide, soft puberulent on the outer surface, long-persistent; stipels subulate to linear-attenuate, 1–5.5 mm. long, ciliate and puberulent; petioles uncinulate-puberulent and long spreading pilose, 0.8–3.5 cm. long; leaf-rhachis similar, shorter, to 1.5 cm. long; petiolules rugose, rather densely stiff pilose, 1–3 mm. long; leaflets very variable, often nearly orbicular at base, becoming successively oval, oblong, and nearly lanceolate above, mostly ± elliptic, acute at apex, rounded at base, rather lustrous and dark above, or with a paler streak along midrib, pubescence not conspicuous, pale beneath and rather densely pilose; terminal leaflets 2–9 cm. long, 1.5–4.5 cm. wide, the lateral up to 6 cm. long and 3 cm. wide.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Inflorescence of terminal and axillary racemes, the rhachis angular, ridged and grooved, densely uncinulate-puberulent; pedicels usually solitary but sometimes borne in fascicles of 3, the central flower not always developing to maturity, each pedicel (or fascicle) subtended by 1 primary bract and (if solitary) by 2 lateral secondary bracts, all of which are persistent; primary bracts lanceolate-acuminate, 2.2–4.5 mm. long, 0.5–0.8 mm. wide, puberulent on the outer surface; secondary bracts similar, 1–2 mm. long, to 0.5 mm. wide; pedicels densely uncinulate-puberulent and sometimes pilose, 4–10 mm. long.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Calyx uncinulate-puberulent and abundantly pilose, the teeth of both lobes finely ciliate, 2–4 mm. long.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Corolla blue or red to purple; standard obovate, retuse, 3–5.5 mm. long, 4–5 mm. wide; wings ± oblong, clawed for one-third their length, 3.5–6 mm. long, 1.5–2 mm. wide; keel-petals ± scythe-shaped, obtuse at apex, scarcely auricled, equalling the wings.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Fruit stipitate, up to 8-articled; stipe 1.5–2.5 mm. long; articles essentially straight above, indented about two-thirds their width at the isthmi (below), uncinulate-pubescent throughout, 3.5–5 mm. long, 2–3.5 mm. wide.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Seeds
Seed obtusely oblong, 1 mm. long, 0.5 mm. wide.
Habitat
Roadsides, cultivated fields and plantations; 0–1050 m.
Distribution
T2 T6 U4 Z scattered throughout tropical Africa where it is probably introduced or an escape from cultivationwidespread in the warmer parts of America from southern Florida and Texas to Uruguay and Argentinaoccasional throughout tropical areas of the world

[ILDIS]
Use
Environmental, Medicine, Weed

[UPB]
Use Medicines Unspecified Medicinal Disorders
Medicinal (State of the World's Plants 2016, Instituto Humboldt 2014).

Native to:

Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Cayman Is., Central American Pac, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, French Guiana, Galápagos, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Leeward Is., Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Netherlands Antilles, Nicaragua, Panamá, Paraguay, Peru, Puerto Rico, South Carolina, Southwest Caribbean, Suriname, Trinidad-Tobago, Turks-Caicos Is., Uruguay, Venezuela, Venezuelan Antilles, Windward Is.

Introduced into:

Alabama, Ascension, Cameroon, Cape Provinces, Caroline Is., Central African Repu, Comoros, Congo, Cook Is., Equatorial Guinea, Fiji, Florida, Gabon, Georgia, Guinea, Gulf of Guinea Is., Hawaii, Ivory Coast, KwaZulu-Natal, Liberia, Madagascar, Mali, Marianas, Marquesas, Marshall Is., Mauritius, New Caledonia, New Guinea, Niue, Norfolk Is., Queensland, Rodrigues, Réunion, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Society Is., St.Helena, Tanzania, Texas, Tubuai Is., Uganda, Wallis-Futuna Is., Zaïre

Portuguese
Amor do campo.
Spanish
Amor seco, empanadilla.

Desmodium incanum (Sw.) DC. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
May 27, 2014 Vásquez, R. [35701], Peru K000966946
Jun 1, 2010 Mimura, I. [126], Brazil K000931593
Jun 1, 2010 Usteri, A. [52b], Brazil K000931577
May 1, 2010 Sellow, F. [s.n.], Brazil K000931572
May 1, 2010 Preston, T.A. [s.n.], Brazil K000931571
May 1, 2010 Lindeman, J.C. [461], Brazil K000931586
May 1, 2010 Eiten, G. [2612], Brazil K000931594
Apr 1, 2003 Mori, S.A. [11740], Bahia K000205934
Apr 1, 2003 Harley, R.M. [15989], Bahia K000205938
Apr 1, 2003 Harley, R.M. [172352], Bahia K000205936
Apr 1, 2003 Harley, R.M. [17235], Bahia K000205937
Apr 1, 2003 Harley, R.M. [15357], Bahia K000205940
Jan 1, 1999 Paixão, J.L. [104], Bahia K000188386
Jan 1, 1997 Thomas, W.W. [11352], Bahia K000205141
Aug 1, 1995 Nascimento, M.S.B. [538], Piauí K000206437
Jul 1, 1991 Carvalho, A.M. [2729], Bahia K000205929
Aug 1, 1990 Vinha, S.G. [101], Bahia K000205931
Jan 21, 1985 Vásquez, R.; Rojas, R.; Rivera, R.. [35701], Peru K000966946
Mar 1, 1983 Lewis, G.P. [831], Bahia K000205941
Jan 1, 1983 Philcox, D. [3761], Brazil K000931584
Jul 1, 1981 Souza, H.F. [84], Bahia K000205930
Aug 1, 1978 Philcox, D. [4334], Brazil K000931579
Aug 1, 1978 Philcox, D. [4026], Brazil K000931583
Carvalho, A.M. [2446], Bahia K000205933
Glocker, E.F.von [161], Bahia K000205935
Coradin, L. [3052], Sergipe K000206449
Coradin, L. [1422], Bahia K000206448
Coradin, L. [1215], Bahia K000206447
Rico, L. [1361], Bolivia K000295475
Schomburgk [287], Brazil K000931576
Spruce, R. [s.n.], Brazil K000931585
Smith, L.B. [12634], Brazil K000931592
Holton, I.F. [954], Colombia K000940293
Bernoulli [1294], Guatemala K001091911
Rico, L. [1454], Bolivia K000295370
Traill, J.W.H. [144], Brazil K000931578
Tweedie, J. [308], Brazil K000931590
Gardner [3111], Brazil K000931581
Harris, W. [s.n.], Mexico K001091910
Glaziou, A.F.M. [10516], Brazil K000931589
Ridley [26], Pernambuco K000205932
Rico, L. [1650], Bolivia K000295103
Blanchet [3555B], Brazil K000931574
Rolland, G. [s.n.], Ceará K000205939
Rico, L. [1542], Bolivia K000295319
Galeotti [3407], Mexico K000931588
Weddell, M.A. [60], Brazil K000931587
Sellow, F. [s.n.], Brazil K000931582
Martius [530], Brazil K000931580
Isabelle [s.n.], Brazil K000931591
Rico, L. [1457], Bolivia K000295374
Spruce, R. [519], Brazil K000931575
Kerr, J.G. [s.n.], Paraguay K000931573
Peru K001476434
Peru K001476435
Peru K001476436
Panama K001476444
Panama K001476445
Colombia K001476452
Colombia K001476453
Colombia K001476454
Colombia K001476455
Colombia K001476456
Venezuela K001476462
Venezuela K001476463
Venezuela K001476464
Nov 1, 1925 Spruce, R. [6355], Ecuador Desmodium frutescens K000200923
Jan 1, 1951 s.coll. [1285], Bolivia Desmodium canum K000328119
Wright, C. [2315], Cuba Desmodium canum K000328090
Panama Desmodium canum K001476437
Panama Desmodium canum K001476438
Panama Desmodium canum K001476439
Panama Desmodium canum K001476440
Panama Desmodium canum K001476441
S. America Desmodium canum K001476442
S. America Desmodium canum K001476443
Colombia Desmodium canum K001476446
Colombia Desmodium canum K001476447
Colombia Desmodium canum K001476448
Colombia Desmodium canum K001476449
Colombia Desmodium canum K001476450
Colombia Desmodium canum K001476451
Venezuela Desmodium canum K001476457
Venezuela Desmodium canum K001476458
Venezuela Desmodium canum K001476459
Venezuela Desmodium canum K001476460
Venezuela Desmodium canum K001476461
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5731], India Desmodium tenue K001121926
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5731], India Desmodium tenue K001121925

First published in Prodr. 2: 332 (1825)

Accepted by

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Kew Backbone Distributions

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  • Hammel, B.E., Grayum, M.H., Herrera & C. & Zamora, N. (eds.) (2010). Manual de plantas de Costa Rica volumen V. Dicotiledóneas (Clusiaceae-Gunneraceae) Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 119: 1-970. Missouri Botanical Garden.
  • Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela.
  • Idárraga-Piedrahita, A., Ortiz, R.D.C., Callejas Posada, R. & Merello, M. (eds.) (2011). Flora de Antioquia: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares 2: 1-939. Universidad de Antioquia, Medellín.
  • Isely, D. (1998). Native and Naturalized Leguminosae (Fabaceae) of the United States: 1-1007. Monte L. Bean Life Science Museum. Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah.
  • Jørgensen, P.M. & León-Yánes, S. (eds.) (1999). Catalogue of the Vascular Plants of Ecuador: 1-1181. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.
  • Lambdon, P. (2012). Flowering plants & ferns of St Helena: 1-624. Pisces publications for St Helena nature conservation group.
  • Lepschi, B. & Monro, A. (Project Coordinators) (2014). Australian Plant Census (APC) Council of Heads of Australian Herbaria. http://www.anbg.gov.au/chah/apc/index.html.
  • Lock, J.M. & Ford, C.S. (2004). Legumes of Malesia a Check-List: 1-295. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Lock, J.M. (1989). Legumes of Africa a check-list: 1-619. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • MacKee, H.S. (1994). Catalogue des plantes introduites et cultivées en Nouvelle-Calédonie, ed. 2: 1-164. Museum national d'histoire naturelle, Paris.
  • Morat, P. & Veillon, J.-M. (1985). Contributions à la conaissance de la végétation et de la flore de Wallis et Futuna Bulletin du Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle. Section B, Adansonia 7: 259-329.
  • Nelson Sutherland, C.H. (2008). Catálogo de las plantes vasculares de Honduras. Espermatofitas: 1-1576. SERNA/Guaymuras, Tegucigalpa, Honduras.
  • Orchard, A.E. (ed.) (1994). Oceanic Islands 1 Flora of Australia 49: 1-681. Australian Government Publishing Service, Canberra.
  • Pires Lima, L.C., de Queiroz, L.P., de Azevedo Tozzi, A.M.G & Lewis, G.P. (2014). A taxonomic revision of Desmodium (Leguminosae, Papilionoideae) in Brazil Phytotaxa 169: 1-119.
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  • S.Calderon & P.C.Standley (1944). Lista Preliminar de las plantas de El Salvador, ed. 2: 1-450. Ediciones culturales de la universidad de El Salvador.
  • Sita, P. & Moutsambote, J.-M. (2005). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Congo, ed. sept. 2005: 1-158. ORSTOM, Centre de Brazzaville.
  • Stevens, W.D., Ulloa U., C., Pool, A. & Montiel, O.M. (2001). Flora de Nicaragua Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 85: i-xlii, 1-2666. Missouri Botanical Garden.
  • Sykes, W.R. (1970). Contributions to the flora of Niue Bulletin, New Zealand Department of Scientific and Industrial Research 200: 1-321.
  • Sykes, W.R. (2016). Flora of the Cook Islands: 1-973. National Tropical Botanical Garden, Hawaii.
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