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Taxon: Desmodium sandwicense E. Mey.

Genus: Desmodium
Family: Fabaceae (alt. Leguminosae) subfamily: Faboideae tribe: Desmodieae subtribe: Desmodiinae. Also placed in: Papilionaceae
Nomen number: 13672
Place of publication: Cat. sem. horti regiomont. 4. 1850 (Linnaea 24:230. 1851)
Name verified on: 26-Jun-1989 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 19-Sep-1998
Species priority site is: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA (S9).
Accessions: 20 in National Plant Germplasm System.
  • all available ) NPGS accessions. or .
  • all available ) NPGS accessions by country.
  • Check PlantSearch database of Botanic Gardens Conservation International for possible non-NPGS germplasm.


Common names:

  • Hawaiian tick trefoil   (Source: H. Ohashi) – English

Distributional range:

      Naturalized: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
  • PACIFIC
    North-Central Pacific: U.S. Outlying Islands - Midway Islands; United States - Hawaii
    South-Central Pacific: French Polynesia - Marquesas Islands
    Southwestern Pacific: Tonga

      Other:
  • possible origin South America

References:

More:

Synonyms:


Check other web resources for Desmodium sandwicense E. Mey.:


Images or nodulation data:

More:
  • Check PlantSystematics.org for additional images
  • Google Images Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

Abbreviations & symbols in GRIN Taxonomy

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Cite as:
USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?13672 (22 September 2014)

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