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This species is accepted, and its native range is Bolivia to Brazil and NE. Argentina (Misiones).
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

[ILDIS]

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Morphology General Habit
Perennial, Not climbing, Herb

[ILDIS]
Use
Forage

Native to:

Argentina Northeast, Bolivia, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Paraguay

Introduced into:

Madagascar

Desmodium leiocarpum (Spreng.) G.Don appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 2010 Barros, M. [2309], Brazil K000931603
Oct 19, 2005 Folli, D.A. [4824], Brazil K000931610
Oct 19, 2005 Folli, D.A. [4824], Brazil K000931609
Apr 19, 2005 Luz, A.A. [123], Brazil K000931605
May 1, 1995 Hatschbach, G.G. [43891], Brazil K000931599
May 1, 1995 Hatschbach, G.G. [45208], Brazil K000931600
May 1, 1995 Mendonça, R.C. [168], Brazil K000931598
May 1, 1995 Heringer, E.P. [6875], Brazil K000931608
Jan 1, 1994 Proença, C. [1100], Brazil K000931604
Jan 1, 1994 Proença, C. [1100], Brazil K000931606
Jul 1, 1992 Hatschbach, G. [50735], Bahia K000205919
Oct 1, 1990 Pinheiro, R.S. [2121], Bahia K000205918
Philcox, D. [4947], Brazil K000931595
Langsdorff [s.n.], Brazil K000931607
Saint-Hilaire, A.F.C.P. [2746] K000931601
Philcox, D. [4947], Brazil K000931597
Mexia, Y.E.J. [5539], Brazil K000931602
Hatschbach, G.G. [13951], Brazil K000931596

First published in Gen. Hist. 2: 294 (1832)

Accepted by

  • Du Puy, D.J., Labat, N.-N., Rabevohitra, R., Villiers, J.-F., Bosser, J. & Moat, J. (2002). The Leguminosae of Madagascar: 1-737. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Forzza, R.C., Zappi, D. & Souza, V.C. (2016-continuously updated). Flora do Brasil 2020 em construção http://reflora.jbrj.gov.br/reflora/listaBrasil/ConsultaPublicaUC/ResultadoDaConsultaNovaConsulta.do.
  • Govaerts, R. (2000). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS D: 1-30141.
  • 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.
  • Zuloaga, F.O., Morrone, O. , Belgrano, M.J., Marticorena, C. & Marchesi, E. (eds.) (2008). Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Cono Sur Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 107: 1-3348. Missouri Botanical Garden.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Du Puy, D.J., Labat, N.-N., Rabevohitra, R., Villiers, J.-F., Bosser, J. & Moat, J. (2002). The Leguminosae of Madagascar: 1-737. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Forzza, R.C., Zappi, D. & Souza, V.C. (2016-continuously updated). Flora do Brasil 2020 em construção http://reflora.jbrj.gov.br/reflora/listaBrasil/ConsultaPublicaUC/ResultadoDaConsultaNovaConsulta.do.
  • Zuloaga, F.O., Morrone, O. , Belgrano, M.J., Marticorena, C. & Marchesi, E. (eds.) (2008). Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Cono Sur Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 107: 1-3348. Missouri Botanical Garden.

International Legume Database and Information Service

  • Du Puy, D. J. et al. (2002). The Leguminosae of Madagascar. RBG Kew.

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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Kew Backbone Distributions
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0