Desmodium triflorum (L.)DC.

Common name

English: Tick clover

Mandarin: 三点金 (san dian jin)

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2505)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2404)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2036)

      Order: Fabales (229)

        Family: Fabaceae (229) (family description)

          Genus: Desmodium (9)

           Epithet: triflorum (L.)DC. (1)

triflorum => three-flowered

Characteristics

Climate: tropical

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: herb

Flower colour: violet

External links

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

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