Desmodium triflorum (L.) DC.

 
  • Family : FABACEAE
  • Family (As per The Plant List) : Fabaceae (Leguminosae)
  • Subfamily : Faboideae
  • Species : Desmodium triflorum
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Desmodium triflorum (L.) DC.
  • Common name : Three Flowered Ticktrefoil
  • Vernacular name : Tripadi (San.); Kudaliya (Hin.); Kadupullam purache, Kadu avare gida (Kan.)
  • Collection Nos : HFP 15404, KFP 10531
  • Key identification features : A wiry, spreading herb, rooting at basal nodes. Leaves are trifoliate and hairy beneath. Flowers are in small clusters. Fruit is a linear pod.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Native : Old World Tropics
  • Comments : Common plant, seen growing mixed with lawn grasses.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Bangalore, Belgaum, Chikamagalur, Dakshina Kannada, Hassan, Kodagu, Kolar, Mysore, Shimoga, Tumkur, Udupi, Uttara Kannada
  • Floras referred : Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 - Hassan; Saldanha, 1984; Gowda, 2004 - Sringeri; Ramaswamy & Razi, 1973 - Bangalore; Seetharam et al., 2000 - Gulbarga; Rao & Razi, 1981 - Mysore; Keshava Murthy & Yoganarasimhan, 1990 - Coorg; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2003 - Udupi; Bhaskar & Kushalappa, 2013- Flora of Tumkur District; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014 - Flora of South Kanara

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