EPPO Global Database

Desmodium triflorum(DEDTR)

Overview
Code created in: 2004-04-20

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: DEDTR
  • Preferred name: Desmodium triflorum
  • Authority: (Linnaeus) de Candolle

Notes

Western Asia (Yemen, Pakistan), Himalayas, India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Indochina, Malesia, China (including Taiwan), tropical Africa, Madagascar, USA (Florida), Mexico, Central America, Caribbean, South America (except Peru to southern cone). Introduced in Australia

WSSA list of weeds in North America


Other scientific names
Name Authority
Desmodium bullamense G.Don
Desmodium triflorum var. triflorum (Linnaeus) de Candolle
Grona triflora (Linnaeus) Ohashi & Ohashi

Common names
Name Language
creeping tick trefoil English (AU)
three-flower beggar weed English (US)
three-flower tick trefoil English
tropical trefoil English
dreiblütiger Wandelklee German
desmodium à trois fleurs French
alfafilla Spanish
estacal Spanish
hierba cuartillo Spanish (ES)
amor-do-campo Portuguese (BR)
amorzinho-seco Portuguese (BR)
carrapicho Portuguese
trevinho-de-campo Portuguese (BR)
kudaliya Hindi
tipatiya Hindi
hamsapadi Sanskrit
tripadi Sanskrit