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Desmodium Desv.
    J. Bot. Agric. 1: 122, (1813).

  • Meibomia Heist. ex Fabr.
  • Nicolsonia DC.

    Reference(s): Du Puy, D. J., J.-N. Labat, R. Rabevohitra, J.-F. Villiers, J. Bosser & J. Moat (2002)

    Status: this genus has been assessed for the following:

    - Species in Fl. Madag: not published

    - Accepted published species: 12 (1 endemic, 9 indigenous non-endemic, 2 naturalised)

    - Estimated total species: 12 (1 endemic, 9 indigenous non-endemic, 2 naturalised)

    - Indigenous species endemism: 10%

    Species level data entry: complete

    Note: Desmodium sect. Leptodesmia Benth. is also synonym of Leptodesmia (Benth.)Benth & Hook. f. Desmodium sect. Dendrolobium Wight & Arn., is also synonym of Dendrolobium (Wight & Arn.)Benth.

    Contributed/compiled by: M. Rabarimanarivo

    Updated on: 10 May. 2007

    Lower Taxa:


     

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