Desmodium intortum (Mill.) Urb.

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Synonyms:
Common names: Green leaf desmodium (English)
Description:
Notes: Var. pilosiusculum (DC.) Fosberg has been cultivated in Zimbabwe at the Matopos Research Station.
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Literature:

Baumann, G. (2005). Photographic Guide to Wildflowers of Malawi Wildlife and Environmental Society of Malawi Pages 34 - 35. (Includes a picture).

Chapano, C., Mugarisanwa, N.H. (2003). Plants of the Matobo District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 13.

Verdcourt, B. (2000). Papilionoideae Flora Zambesiaca 3(6) Page 10.

Other sources of information about Desmodium intortum:

Our websites:

Flora of Malawi: Desmodium intortum

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Desmodium intortum
Biodiversity Explorer (Biodiversity of southern Africa): Desmodium intortum
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Desmodium intortum
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Desmodium intortum
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Desmodium intortum
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Desmodium intortum
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Desmodium intortum
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Desmodium intortum
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Desmodium intortum
Ispot Southern Africa: Desmodium intortum
JSTOR Plant Science: Desmodium intortum
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Desmodium intortum
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Desmodium intortum
The Plant List (version 1.1): Desmodium intortum
Tropicos: Desmodium intortum


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-19

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2019). Flora of Zimbabwe: Cultivated Plants: Species information: Desmodium intortum.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/species.php?species_id=196100, retrieved 16 July 2019

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