Desmodium intortum (Mill.) Urb.

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Common names: Green leaf desmodium (English)
Status: Introduced
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Baumann, G. (2005). Photographic Guide to Wildflowers of Malawi Wildlife and Environmental Society of Malawi Pages 34 - 35. (Includes a picture).

Chapano, C. & Mugarisanwa, N.H. (2003). Plants of the Matobo District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 13.

Verdcourt, B. (2000). Papilionoideae Flora Zambesiaca 3(6) Page 10.

Other sources of information about Desmodium intortum:

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Flora of Caprivi: cultivated Desmodium intortum
Flora of Zimbabwe: cultivated Desmodium intortum

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Desmodium intortum
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Desmodium intortum
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Desmodium intortum
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Desmodium intortum
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
iNaturalist: Desmodium intortum
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Desmodium intortum
JSTOR Plant Science: Desmodium intortum
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Desmodium intortum
Plants of the World Online: Desmodium intortum
Tropicos: Desmodium intortum
Wikipedia: Desmodium intortum

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Malawi: Species information: Desmodium intortum., retrieved 22 April 2024

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