Desmodium psilophyllum Schltdl.

First published in Linnaea 12: 310 (1838)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Arizona to Texas and Guatemala. It is a perennial or subshrub and grows primarily in the desert or dry shrubland biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Arizona, Guatemala, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, New Mexico, Texas

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Classification

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POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Allred, K.W. (2012). Flora Neomexicana, ed. 2, 1: 1-599. Range Science Herbarium, Las Cruces, New Mexico.
  • Govaerts, R. (2000). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS D: 1-30141.
  • Isely, D. (1998). Native and Naturalized Leguminosae (Fabaceae) of the United States: 1-1007. Monte L. Bean Life Science Museum. Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah.
  • Standley, P.C. & Steyermark, J.A. (1946). Flora of Guatemala. Fieldiana Botany New Series 24(5): 1-502. Field Museum of Natural History.
  • Villaseñor, J.L. (2016). Checklist of the native vascular plants of Mexico. Revista Mexicana de Biodiversidad 87: 559-902.

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Isely, D. (1998). Native and Naturalized Leguminosae (Fabaceae) of the United States: 1-1007. Monte L. Bean Life Science Museum. Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah.
  • Standley, P.C. & Steyermark, J.A. (1946). Flora of Guatemala. Fieldiana Botany New Series 24(5): 1-502. Field Museum of Natural History.
  • Villaseñor, J.L. (2016). Checklist of the native vascular plants of Mexico. Revista Mexicana de Biodiversidad 87: 559-902.

International Legume Database and Information Service

  • Isely, D. (1998). Native & naturalized Leg. of the USA. Brigham Young Univ. Utah

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Aug 1, 1924 Emory, W.H.; Parry, C.C.; Bigelow, J.M.; Wright, C.,, Schott, A. [275] K001276549 Yes
Lindheimer [s.n.] United States Desmodium wrightii K000297154 Syntype Yes
Lindheimer [s.n.] United States Desmodium wrightii K000297158 Syntype Yes
Wright, C. [104] United States Desmodium wrightii K000297155 Syntype Yes
Wright, C. [142] United States Desmodium wrightii K000297156 Syntype Yes
Wright, C. [142] United States Desmodium wrightii K000297153 Type Yes
Hall, E. [154] United States Desmodium wrightii K000297157 Syntype Yes

Sources

  • Angiosperm Extinction Risk Predictions v1

    • Angiosperm Threat Predictions
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  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

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  • International Legume Database and Information Service

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  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
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