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This species is accepted, and its native range is S. Mexico.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

[ILDIS]

International Legume Database and Information Service

Conservation
Not Threatened
Morphology General Habit
Annual, Not climbing, Herb

Native to:

Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest

Desmodium hookerianum D.Dietr. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Hinton, G.B. [10940], Mexico K000118371
Hinton, G.B. [10940], Mexico K000118372
Hinton, G.B. [11686], Mexico K000118373
Feb 1, 1951 Sinclair [s.n.], Mexico Desmodium podocarpum K000081855 isotype
Feb 1, 1951 Beechy [s.n.], Mexico Desmodium podocarpum K000081854 Unknown type material
Aug 1, 1924 Sinclair [s.n.], Mexico Desmodium podocarpum K000081853 Unknown type material

First published in Syn. Pl. 4: 1151 (1847)

Accepted by

  • 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.
  • Villaseñor, J.L. (2016). Checklist of the native vascular plants of Mexico Revista Mexicana de Biodiversidad 87: 559-902.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Villaseñor, J.L. (2016). Checklist of the native vascular plants of Mexico Revista Mexicana de Biodiversidad 87: 559-902.

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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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/
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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