Desmodium procumbens (Mill.) C.L.Hitchc.

First published in Rep. (Annual) Missouri Bot. Gard. 4: 76 (1893)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Tropical & Subtropical America. It is an annual or subshrub and grows primarily in the seasonally dry tropical biome. It is used as animal food and has environmental uses.

Distribution

Native to:

Argentina Northwest, Arizona, Aruba, Bolivia, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Galápagos, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Leeward Is., Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Netherlands Antilles, New Mexico, Nicaragua, Panamá, Peru, Puerto Rico, Suriname, Texas, Trinidad-Tobago, Venezuela, Venezuelan Antilles, Windward Is.

Introduced into:

Cape Verde, Central American Pac, Gulf of Guinea Is., India, Malawi, Maluku, Mexican Pacific Is., Nigeria, Philippines, Sierra Leone, Tonga, West Himalaya, Zambia

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Classification

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PAFTOL

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies. Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
  • Boggan, J. Funck, V. & Kelloff, C. (1997). Checklist of the Plants of the Guianas (Guyana, Surinam, Franch Guiana) ed. 2: 1-238. University of Guyana, Georgetown.
  • D'Arcy, W.G. (1987). Flora of Panama. Checklist and Index.. Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 17: 1-328. Missouri Botanical Garden.
  • Figueiredo, E., Paiva, J., Stévart, T., Oliveira, F. & Smith, G.F. (2011). Annotated catalogue of the flowering plants of São Tomé and Príncipe. Bothalia, A Journal of Botanical Research 41: 41-82.
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  • Garcia-Mendoza, A.J. & Meave, J.A. (eds.) (2012). Diversidad florística de Oaxaca: de musgos a angiospermas (colecciones y listas de especies), ed. 2: 1-351. Instituto de Biología, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México.
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  • Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela.
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  • Kumar, S. & Sane, P.V. (2003). Legumes of South Asia. A Checklist: 1-536. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Lock, J.M. & Ford, C.S. (2004). Legumes of Malesia a Check-List: 1-295. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Lock, J.M. (1989). Legumes of Africa a check-List: 1-619. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Meena, S.L. (2012). A checklist of the vascular plants of Banaskantha district, Gujarat, India. Nelumbo 54: 39-91.
  • Monro, A.K., González, F., Santamaría, D., Chacón, O., Rodríguez, A., Solano, D. Zamora, N. & Correa, M. (2011). A first checklist to the vascular plants of La Amistad International Park (PILA), Costa Rica-Panama. Phytotaxa 322: 1-283.
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  • Stevens, W.D., Ulloa U., C., Pool, A. & Montiel, O.M. (2001). Flora de Nicaragua. Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 85: i-xlii, 1-2666. Missouri Botanical Garden.
  • Villaseñor, J.L. (2016). Checklist of the native vascular plants of Mexico. Revista Mexicana de Biodiversidad 87: 559-902.

Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia

  • Bernal, R., Gradstein, S.R. & Celis, M. (eds.). 2015. Catálogo de plantas y líquenes de Colombia. Instituto de Ciencias Naturales, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá. http://catalogoplantasdecolombia.unal.edu.co

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies. Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
  • Allred, K.W. (2012). Flora Neomexicana, ed. 2, 1: 1-599. Range Science Herbarium, Las Cruces, New Mexico.
  • Boggan, J. Funck, V. & Kelloff, C. (1997). Checklist of the Plants of the Guianas (Guyana, Surinam, Franch Guiana) ed. 2: 1-238. University of Guyana, Georgetown.
  • Brako, L. & Zarucchi, J.L. (1993). Catalogue of the Flowering Plants and Gymnosperms of Peru. Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 45: i-xl, 1-1286. Missouri Botanical Garden.
  • D'Arcy, W.G. (1987). Flora of Panama. Checklist and Index.. Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 17: 1-328. Missouri Botanical Garden.
  • Figueiredo, E., Paiva, J., Stévart, T., Oliveira, F. & Smith, G.F. (2011). Annotated catalogue of the flowering plants of São Tomé and Príncipe. Bothalia, A Journal of Botanical Research 41: 41-82.
  • Forzza, R.C., Zappi, D. & Souza, V.C. (2016-continuously updated). Flora do Brasil 2020 em construção http://reflora.jbrj.gov.br/reflora/listaBrasil/ConsultaPublicaUC/ResultadoDaConsultaNovaConsulta.do.
  • Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela.
  • 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.
  • Jaramillo Díaz, P. & Guézou, A. (2017). CDF Checklist of Galapagos Vascular Plants - FCD Lista de especies de Plantas Vasculares de Galápagos http://www.darwinfoundation.org/datazone/checklists/vascular-plants/.
  • Kumar, S. & Sane, P.V. (2003). Legumes of South Asia. A Checklist: 1-536. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Levin, G.A. & Moran, R. (1989). The vascular flora of isla Socorro, Mexico: 1-71. Dept. of Botany, San Diego Natural History Museum, San Diego.
  • Lock, J.M. & Ford, C.S. (2004). Legumes of Malesia a Check-List: 1-295. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Lock, J.M. (1989). Legumes of Africa a check-List: 1-619. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Monro, A.K., González, F., Santamaría, D., Chacón, O., Rodríguez, A., Solano, D. Zamora, N. & Correa, M. (2011). A first checklist to the vascular plants of La Amistad International Park (PILA), Costa Rica-Panama. Phytotaxa 322: 1-283.
  • S.Calderon & P.C.Standley (1944). Lista Preliminar de las plantas de El Salvador, ed. 2: 1-450. Ediciones culturales de la universidad de El Salvador.
  • Standley, P.C. & Steyermark, J.A. (1946). Flora of Guatemala. Fieldiana Botany New Series 24(5): 1-502. Field Museum of Natural History.
  • Stevens, W.D., Ulloa U., C., Pool, A. & Montiel, O.M. (2001). Flora de Nicaragua. Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 85: i-xlii, 1-2666. Missouri Botanical Garden.
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Useful Plants and Fungi of Colombia

  • Bernal, R., Gradstein, S.R., & Celis, M. (eds.). (2020). Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia. v1.1. Universidad Nacional de Colombia. Dataset/Checklist. https://doi.org/10.15472/7avdhn
  • Diazgranados et al. (2021). Catalogue of plants of Colombia. Useful Plants and Fungi of Colombia project. In prep.
  • Diazgranados, M., Allkin, B., Black N., Cámara-Leret, R., Canteiro C., Carretero J., Eastwood R., Hargreaves S., Hudson A., Milliken W., Nesbitt, M., Ondo, I., Patmore, K., Pironon, S., Turner, R., Ulian, T. (2020). World Checklist of Useful Plant Species. Produced by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Knowledge Network for Biocomplexity.
  • GBIF.org (2021). GBIF species matching tool. https://www.gbif.org/tools/species-lookup
  • GRIN (2021). Germplasm Resources Information Network from the United States Department of Agriculture. https://www.ars-grin.gov/
  • Instituto de Investigación de Recursos Biológicos Alexander von Humboldt (2019). Lista de especies vedadas por la resolución 213 de 1977. 8256 especies. http://i2d.humboldt.org.co/ceiba/resource.do?r=le_plantaspriorizadas_2019
  • Jansen, P., Lemmens, R., Oyen, L., Siemonsma, J., Stavast, F. & Van Valkenburg, J. (1991) Plant Resources of South-East Asia. Basic list of species and commodity grouping. Final version. Pudoc, Wageningen.
  • PROTA (2021). Plants Resources of Tropical Africa. https://prota4u.org/database/
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  • Willis, K.J. (ed.) (2017). State of the World’s Plants 2017. Report. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
May 20, 2010 Hinton, G.B.; et al. [15475] Mexico K000296767 Yes
May 1, 2010 Coradin, L.; Porzecanski, I.; Ataíde, M. [2646] Brazil K000931639 Yes
Jan 1, 2010 Mulford, A.I. [1370] United States K001306191 Yes
Jan 1, 2010 Eiten, G.; Eiten, L.T. [4072] Brazil K000931640 Yes
Jan 1, 2010 Eiten, G.; Eiten, L.T. [3969] Brazil K000931641 Yes
Jan 1, 2010 Coulter, T. [s.n.] Mexico K001091560 Yes
Jan 1, 2010 Parry, C.C; Bigelow, J.M.; Wright, C.; Schott, A. [276] United States K000858831 Type Yes
Jan 1, 2010 Tate [15.H] Mexico K001276517 Yes
Jan 1, 2010 Emory, W.H.; Parry, C.C.; Bigelow, J.M.; Wright, C.; Schott, A. [277] United States K000297170 Type Yes
Jan 1, 2010 Havart, V. [s.n.] United States K000297171 Type Yes
Jan 1, 2010 Ule, E. [8162] Brazil K000931645 Yes
Jan 1, 2006 Hinton, G.B. [1950] Mexico K000118423 Yes
Apr 1, 2003 Ridley; Lea; Ramage [372] Brazil K000205914 Yes
Apr 1, 2003 Bolland, G. [s.n.] Brazil K000205917 Yes
Apr 1, 2003 Gardner, G. [1544] Brazil K000206429 Yes
Apr 1, 2003 Ridley; Lea; Ramage [24] Brazil K000205916 Yes
Apr 1, 2003 Ridley; Lea; Ramage [371] Brazil K000205915 Yes
Apr 1, 2003 Gardner, G. [2094] Brazil K000205912 Yes
Jan 1, 1975 Anderson, W.R.; Stieber, M.; Kirkbride, J.H.; Jr [37110] Brazil K000205913 Yes
Jan 1, 1965 Eiten, G.; Eiten, L.T. [3998] Brazil K000931643 Yes
Jan 1, 1951 Hinton, G.B. [10863] Mexico K000118389 Yes
Jan 1, 1951 Hinton, G.B.; et al. [9534] Mexico K000118381 Yes
Jan 1, 1940 Hinton, G.B.; et al. [8494] Mexico K000118382 Yes
Jan 1, 1940 Hinton, G.B. [1928] Mexico K000118387 Yes
Jan 1, 1940 Hinton, G.B.; et al. [8729] Mexico K000118386 Yes
Jan 1, 1940 Hinton, G.B.; et al. [8517] Mexico K000118384 Yes
Jan 1, 1940 Hinton, G.B.; et al. [8729] Mexico K000118385 Yes
Jan 1, 1940 Hinton, G.B.; et al. [6681] Mexico K000118388 Yes
Jan 1, 1940 Hinton, G.B.; et al. [8494] Mexico K000118383 Yes
Oesterd, A.S. [3] Costa Rica K001306195 Yes
Burchell [9092] Brazil K000931648 Yes
Oesterd, A.S. [4] Costa Rica K001306194 Yes
Burchell [9240] Brazil K000931647 Yes
s.coll. [332] Mexico K001306190 Yes
Coulter, T. [s.n.] Mexico K001276515 Yes
Oesterd, A.S. [1] Nicaragua K001306193 Yes
Bolivia K000326358 Yes
N/A K001476511 Yes
N/A K001476512 Yes
N/A K001476513 Yes
N/A K001476514 Yes
N/A K001476515 Yes
N/A K001476516 Yes
N/A K001476517 Yes
Bolivia K001476518 Yes
Bolivia K001476519 Yes
Bolivia K001476520 Yes
Bolivia K001476521 Yes
Bolivia K001476522 Yes
Bolivia K001476523 Yes
Bolivia K001476524 Yes
Bolivia K001476525 Yes
Venezuela K001476526 Yes
Venezuela K001476527 Yes
Venezuela K001476528 Yes
Venezuela K001476529 Yes
Venezuela K001476530 Yes
Venezuela K001476531 Yes
Bolivia K001476532 Yes
Bolivia K001476533 Yes
Bolivia K001476534 Yes
Bolivia K001476535 Yes
Bolivia K001476536 Yes
Bolivia K001476537 Yes
Bolivia K001476538 Yes
Bolivia K001476539 Yes
Bolivia K001476540 Yes
Bolivia K001476541 Yes
Galapagos Is. K001476542 Yes
Galapagos Is. K001476543 Yes
Galapagos Is. K001476544 Yes
Galapagos Is. K001476545 Yes
Galapagos Is. K001476546 Yes
Galapagos Is. K001476547 Yes
Galapagos Is. K001476548 Yes
Galapagos Is. K001476549 Yes
Galapagos Is. K001476550 Yes
Ecuador K001476558 Yes
Ecuador K001476559 Yes
Ecuador K001476560 Yes
Bolivia K001476561 Yes
Schweinfurth, G. [1725] Sudan Desmodium spirale K000555874 Type Yes

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