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Desmodium heterocarpon var. heterocarpon (L.)DC.

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HIGHER TAXON: Desmodieae

GENUS: Desmodium Desv.

Desmodium heterocarpon var. heterocarpon (L.)DC. [Preferred name]
    Desmodium polycarpum var. trichocaulon (DC.)Baker {Synonym}
    Desmodium toppinii Schindl. {Synonym}

  
VERNACULAR NAME:
  Kabra [3035]

GEOGRAPHICAL DISTRIBUTION:
  Asia
Bangladesh (N) [1914]; Bhutan (N) [1947]; Cambodia (N) [3466]; China (N) [2069, 3418]; Guangdong [3418]; Jiangsu [3418]; Yunnan [3418]; Hainan (N) [3418]; India (N) [1944, 2069, 3009, 3017, 3035, 3037, 3043, 3092, 3094, 3100, 3113, 3140, 3142, 3143, 3366, 3371, 3375, 3376, 3584, 3615, 3688]; Andhra Pradesh [3009]; Arunachal Pradesh [3009]; Assam [3366]; Bihar [3371]; Dadra-Nagar-Haveli [3094]; Delhi [3366]; Goa [3094]; Gujarat [3017]; Haryana [3366]; Himachal Pradesh [3140]; Jammu-Kashmir [3584]; Karnataka [1944]; Kerala [3113]; Madhaya Pradesh [3375]; Maharashtra [3100]; Manipur [3142]; Meghalaya [3043]; Mizoram [3366]; Nagaland [3615]; Orissa [3376]; Pondicherry [3366]; Punjab [3143]; Rajasthan [3366]; Sikkim [3366]; Tamil Nadu [3688]; Tripura [3092]; Uttar Pradesh [3035]; West Bengal [3037]; Yanan [3366]; Japan (N) [1930, 2069]; Laos (N) [2069]; Malaysia (N) [2069]; Myanmar (N) [1914, 2069]; Nepal (N) [2898, 3369]; Ryukyu Is (N) [1930]; South Korea (N) [1930]; Sri Lanka (N) [1914, 2069]; Taiwan (N) [2069, 2827, 3418]; Thailand (N) [2069]; Vietnam (N) [2069]
  Australasia
Australia (N) [2415]; Queensland [2415]
  Pacific Ocean
Ogasawara-Shoto (N) [1930]

LITERATURE POINTERS:
  Description [1930, 1947, 2069, 3026, 3418] ; Distribution Map [2865] ; Illustration [261, 2069, 2826, 3418, 3593]

DESCRIPTORS:
  Climbing: Climbing, Not climbing ; Further editing: 2004-2005 Novoselova MS ; Habit: Herb, Shrub ; Lifespan: Perennial ; Source(s): 1994 (Indo-China) Lock JM & Heald J, 1995 (Australia) CAVP, 1996 (Japan) Ohashi H, 2004-01 (Fl.Sinicae) Novoselova MS extract, 2004-11 (S Asia) Kumar S & Sane P

  
USES:
  Medicine [3034]

  
NOTES:
  Var. gymnocarpum Schindler occurs in Sri Lanka & India. [2069]

  
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3418.

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