Desmodium oldhamii Oliv.

First published in J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 9: 165 (1867)
This name is a synonym of Hylodesmum oldhamii

POWO follows these authorities in synonymising this name:

  • Govaerts, R. (2000). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS D: 1-30141. [Cited as Hylodesmum oldhamii.]

International Legume Database and Information Service

  • Borodin, A. M. & al., Eds. (1978). Red Data Book of USSR, 1st ed. Moscow. (Rus)
  • Borodin, A. M. et al. (1984). Krasnaya Kniga SSSR. 2 ed. Moscow. (Rus)
  • Golovanov, V. D. & al., eds. (1988). Krasnaya kniga RSFSR: Rastenia. Moscow. (Rus)
  • Hotta, M et al (1989). Sekai Yuhyou-shokubutu(Useful Pls. of World) Heibonsha. Tokyo
  • Pavlova, N. S. (1989). Fabaceae. In Plantae... Orientis Extremi. Vol. 4. Leningrad(Rus)
  • Takhtajan, A. L., Ed. (1981). Rare and Vanishing Plants of USSR to be protected, 2nd ed.
  • Uphof, J. C. Th. (1968). Dictionary of economic Plants. 2nd ed. Verlag von Cramer, Lehre
  • Vassiljev, V. N. (1948). In: Flora URSS, Vol. 13. Mosqua, Leningrad. (Rus)

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