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Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2616)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2519)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2128)

      Order: Fabales (239)

        Family: Fabaceae (239)(family description)

          Genus: Desmodium (9)

            Epithet: velutinum (Willd.) DC. (2)

velutinum => velvet-like, covered closely with short, soft hairs

Characteristics

Climate: tropical

Habit: shrub

External links

Check for Desmodium velutinum at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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