The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

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H Desmodium tortuosum (Sw.) DC. is an accepted name

This name is the accepted name of a species in the genus Desmodium (family Leguminosae).

The record derives from ILDIS (data supplied on ) which reports it as an accepted name (record 2356 [mirror]).


See "Status", "Confidence level", "Source" for definitions.

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied
Desmodium purpureum (Mill.) Fawc. & Rendle Synonym H ILDIS
Desmodium purpureum Hook. & Arn. Synonym M TRO
Desmodium stipulaceum DC. Synonym H ILDIS
Desmodium tortuosum var. hirtellum DC. Synonym L TRO
Hedysarum purpureum Mill. Synonym H ILDIS
Hedysarum tortuosum Sw. Synonym H ILDIS
Meibomia purpurea (Mill.) Small Synonym H ILDIS
Meibomia tortuosa (Sw.) Kuntze Synonym H ILDIS

Infraspecific taxa:

This species contains the following infraspecific taxa*.

See "Status", "Confidence level", "Source" for definitions.

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied Synonyms
Desmodium tortuosum var. ospriostreblum (Steud. ex A. Rich.) Sunding Accepted L TRO 1

The Plant List does not attempt to include all infraspecific taxa.

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Earlier versions

This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record ild-2356.

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