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This species is accepted, and its native range is Bolivia to Central Brazil and Paraguay.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

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

Desmodium platycarpum Benth. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jul 1, 2010 Weddell, H.A. [2754], Brazil K000328107 syntype
Jul 1, 2010 Gardner [3678], Brazil K000555847 syntype
Jul 1, 2010 Pohl [s.n.], Brazil K000328106 syntype
Jul 1, 2010 Gardner [3114], Brazil K000555846 syntype
May 1, 2010 Eiten, G. [8750], Brazil K000931623
May 1, 2010 Glaziou, A.F.M. [20925], Brazil K000931624
May 1, 2010 Eiten, G. [9243], Brazil K000931622
May 1, 2010 Richards, P.W. [6604], Brazil K000931618
May 1, 2010 Heringer, E.P. [5227], Brazil K000931634
Jan 1, 2010 Gardner, G. [2820], Mato Grosso K000328102 lectotype
Jan 1, 2010 Regnell, A.F. [II.433], Brazil K000931626
Sep 20, 1991 Hatschbach, G.G. [54680], Brazil K000931636
Jan 1, 1990 Kral, R. [75071], Brazil K000931632
Burchell, W.J. [5735], Brazil K000328104
Weddell, H.A. [2680], Goiás K000328108
Burchell [5892/2], Brazil K000931630
Argent, G.C.G. [6696], Brazil K000931617
Weddell, H.A. [2400], Goiás K000328105
Ratter, J.A. [3338], Brazil K000931635
Onishi, E. [617], Brazil K000931620
Burchell, W.J. [6054-2], Brazil K000328101
Burchell [7510], Brazil K000931629
Burchell, W.J. [7938], Brazil K000328103
Regnell [II.433], Brazil K000931627
Burchell [7699], Brazil K000931631
Burchell [5897/2], Brazil K000931628
Harley, R.M. [24883], Brazil K000931633
Harley, R.M. [10170], Brazil K000931619
Ratter, J.A. [1917], Brazil K000931621
Riedel [2925], Brazil K000931625

First published in C.F.P.von Martius & auct. suc. (eds.), Fl. Bras. 15(1): 100 (1859)

Accepted by

  • 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.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • 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.
  • 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.

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/
© 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