Desmodium sequax Wall.

Common name

Mandarin: 长波叶山蚂蝗 (chang bo ye shan ma huang)

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2505)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2404)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2036)

      Order: Fabales (229)

        Family: Fabaceae (229) (family description)

          Genus: Desmodium (9)

           Epithet: sequax Wall. (1)

Synonyms: Desmodium ancistrotrichum K.Schum. & Lauterb., Desmodium dasylobum Miq., Desmodium hamulatum Franch., Desmodium sinuatum (Miq.) Baker, Dollinera sequax (Wall.) Schindl., Meibomia dasyloba (Miq.) Kuntze, Meibomia sequax (Wall.) Kuntze, Meibomia sinuata (Miq.) Kuntze

sequax => pursuing, following, trailing

sinuata => having a deep, wavy margin

sinuatum => having a deep, wavy margin (like the oak-leaf)

Characteristics

Climate: tropical

Habit: shrub

Flower colour: violet

External links

Check for Desmodium sequax at The Plant List, GBIF or IPNI

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