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This species is accepted, and its native range is Mexico to Tropical America. It is used to treat unspecified medicinal disorders.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

[UNAL]

Bernal, R., G. Galeano, A. Rodríguez, H. Sarmiento y M. Gutiérrez. 2017. Nombres Comunes de las Plantas de Colombia. http://www.biovirtual.unal.edu.co/nombrescomunes/

Vernacular
cadillo, frijolillo, pegapega

[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 - 3200 m.; Amazonia, Andes, Guayana y Serranía de La Macarena, Llanura del Caribe, Orinoquia, Pacífico, Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta, Valle del Magdalena.
Morphology General Habit
Hierba, subarbusto, trepadora
Conservation
Preocupación Menor

[ILDIS]

International Legume Database and Information Service

Morphology General Habit
Climbing/Not climbing, Herb

[UPB]

The Useful Plants of Boyacá project

Ecology
Alt. 0 - 3200 m.
Morphology General Habit
Subshrub or creeper.
Conservation
Least concern.
Distribution
Native from Colombia.

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

Native to:

Belize, Bolivia, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, French Guiana, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Leeward Is., Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Nicaragua, Panamá, Paraguay, Peru, Puerto Rico, Suriname, Trinidad-Tobago, Venezuela, Venezuelan Antilles, Windward Is.

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

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
May 1, 2010 Coradin, L. [5065], Brazil K000931464
May 1, 2010 Loureiro, R.L. [203], Brazil K000931462
May 1, 2010 Prance, G.T. [7466], Brazil K000931447
May 1, 2010 Harley, R.M. [10977], Brazil K000931449
Jun 1, 2009 Silva, J.M. [6252], Brazil K000931461
Nov 22, 2005 Heringer, E.P. [1311], Brazil K000931456
Nov 22, 2005 Heringer, E.P. [1311], Brazil K000931455
Oct 1, 1995 Oliveira, M. [38], Pernambuco K000205969
Oct 1, 1995 Sales, M.F. [585], Pernambuco K000205970
Oct 1, 1995 Borges, M. [s.n.], Pernambuco K000205968
May 1, 1995 Farias, G.L. [511], Brazil K000931460
May 1, 1995 Sobral, M. [4741], Brazil K000931459
Jan 1, 1988 Milliken, W. [M 123], Brazil K000931465
Mar 1, 1983 Lewis, G.P. [832], Bahia K000205963
Mar 1, 1982 Lewis, G.P. [703], Bahia K000205966
Apr 1, 1981 Fevereiro, V.P.B. [M79], Paraíba K000205967
Jan 1, 1981 Prance, G.T. [P26470], Brazil K000931463
Jul 1, 1957 Andrade-Lima, D. [552078], Pernambuco K000205964
Mexia, Y.E.J. [5444], Brazil K000931457
Gardner, G. [5437], Brazil K000931452
Sello [377], Brazil K000931451
Urban, I. [2728], Puerto Rico K000555840
Swainson [s.n.], Brazil K000931450
Burchell, W.J. [3859], Brazil K000931445
Burchell, W.J. [4416], Brazil K000931446
Burchell [6221], Brazil K000931444
Irwin, H.S. [34987], Brazil K000931458
Sello [s.n.], Brazil K000931453
Glaziou, A.F.M. [4996], Brazil K000931448
Salzmann, P. [s.n.], Bahia K000205965
Mexia, Y.E.J. [4004], Brazil K000931454
Zappi, D.C. [911], Mato Grosso K000578781
Colombia K001476283
Colombia K001476284
Colombia K001476285
Ecuador K001476286
Ecuador K001476287
Ecuador K001476288
K001476289
K001476290
K001476291
K001476292
K001476293
K001476294
K001476295
K001476296
K001476297
K001476298
K001476299
K001476300
K001476301
K001476302
K001476303
WTS K001476304
WTS K001476305
WTS K001476306
WTS K001476307
WTS K001476308
WTS K001476309
WTS K001476310
Bolivia K001476311
Bolivia K001476312
Bolivia K001476313
Bolivia K001476314
Bolivia K001476315
Ecuador K001476317
Ecuador K001476318
Ecuador K001476319
Ecuador K001476320
Ecuador K001476321
Peru, Ecuador Desmodium axillare var. stoloniferum K001476322
Peru, Ecuador Desmodium axillare var. stoloniferum K001476323
Peru, Ecuador Desmodium axillare var. stoloniferum K001476324
Peru, Ecuador Desmodium axillare var. stoloniferum K001476325
Jul 1, 2010 Urban, I. [2781], Puerto Rico Desmodium axillare var. sintenisii K000328088 syntype
Jul 1, 2010 Urban, I. [1688], Puerto Rico Desmodium axillare var. sintenisii K000555839 syntype
Jul 1, 2010 Urban, I. [1689], Puerto Rico Desmodium axillare var. acutifolium K000328089 Unknown type material
Desmodium axillare var. genuinum K001476316

First published in Prodr. 2: 333 (1825)

Accepted by

  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
  • Balick, M.J., Nee, M.H. & Atha, D.E. (2000). Checklist of the Vascular Plants of Belize with Common Names an Uses: 1-246. New Yourk Botanic Garden Press, New York.
  • Boggan, J. Funck, V. & Kelloff, C. (1997). Checklist of the Plants of the Guianas (Guyana, Surinam, Franch Guiana) ed. 2: 1-238. University of Guyana, Georgetown.
  • Brako, L. & Zarucchi, J.L. (1993). Catalogue of the Flowering Plants and Gymnosperms of Peru Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 45: i-xl, 1-1286. Missouri Botanical Garden.
  • D'Arcy, W.G. (1987). Flora of Panama. Checklist and Index. Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 17: 1-328. Missouri Botanical Garden.
  • 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.
  • Garcia-Mendoza, A.J. & Meave, J.A. (eds.) (2012). Diversidad florística de Oaxaca: de musgos a angiospermas (colecciones y listas de especies), ed. 2: 1-351. Instituto de Biología, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México.
  • Govaerts, R. (2000). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS D: 1-30141.
  • 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.
  • Jørgensen, P.M. & León-Yánes, S. (eds.) (1999). Catalogue of the Vascular Plants of Ecuador: 1-1181. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.
  • Monro, A.K., González, F., Santamaría, D., Chacón, O., Rodríguez, A., Solano, D. Zamora, N. & Correa, M. (2011). A first checklist to the vascular plants of La Amistad International Park (PILA), Costa Rica-Panama Phytotaxa 322: 1-283.
  • Nelson Sutherland, C.H. (2008). Catálogo de las plantes vasculares de Honduras. Espermatofitas: 1-1576. SERNA/Guaymuras, Tegucigalpa, Honduras.
  • 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.
  • Standley, P.C. & Steyermark, J.A. (1946). Flora of Guatemala Fieldiana Botany New Series 24(5): 1-502. Field Museum of Natural History.
  • 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.
  • Villaseñor, J.L. (2016). Checklist of the native vascular plants of Mexico Revista Mexicana de Biodiversidad 87: 559-902.

Literature

Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia

  • ColPlantA (2021). "ColPlantA. Facilitated by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet; http://www.colplanta.org/"

Useful Plants of Boyacá Project

  • Milliken, W. (2015). Plants for malaria, plants for fever. In: State of the World's Plants 2016. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
  • Balick, M.J., Nee, M.H. & Atha, D.E. (2000). Checklist of the Vascular Plants of Belize with Common Names an Uses: 1-246. New Yourk Botanic Garden Press, New York.
  • Boggan, J. Funck, V. & Kelloff, C. (1997). Checklist of the Plants of the Guianas (Guyana, Surinam, Franch Guiana) ed. 2: 1-238. University of Guyana, Georgetown.
  • Brako, L. & Zarucchi, J.L. (1993). Catalogue of the Flowering Plants and Gymnosperms of Peru Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 45: i-xl, 1-1286. Missouri Botanical Garden.
  • D'Arcy, W.G. (1987). Flora of Panama. Checklist and Index. Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 17: 1-328. Missouri Botanical Garden.
  • 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.
  • Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela.
  • Jørgensen, P.M. & León-Yánes, S. (eds.) (1999). Catalogue of the Vascular Plants of Ecuador: 1-1181. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.
  • Monro, A.K., González, F., Santamaría, D., Chacón, O., Rodríguez, A., Solano, D. Zamora, N. & Correa, M. (2011). A first checklist to the vascular plants of La Amistad International Park (PILA), Costa Rica-Panama Phytotaxa 322: 1-283.
  • Nelson Sutherland, C.H. (2008). Catálogo de las plantes vasculares de Honduras. Espermatofitas: 1-1576. SERNA/Guaymuras, Tegucigalpa, Honduras.
  • 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.
  • Standley, P.C. & Steyermark, J.A. (1946). Flora of Guatemala Fieldiana Botany New Series 24(5): 1-502. Field Museum of Natural History.
  • 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.
  • Villaseñor, J.L. (2016). Checklist of the native vascular plants of Mexico Revista Mexicana de Biodiversidad 87: 559-902.

International Legume Database and Information Service

  • Stevens, W. D., et al. (2001). Flora de Nicaragua, 85(2)... Missouri Bot. Gard. Press

Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia
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Colombian resources for Plants made Accessible
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Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

International Legume Database and Information Service
International Legume Database and Information Service (ILDIS) V10.39 Nov 2011
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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/
© Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

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

Universidad Nacional de Colombia
ColPlantA database
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Useful Plants of Boyacá Project
ColPlantA database
http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0