EPPO Global Database

Desmodium velutinum(DEDVE)

Code created in: 1996-10-28

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: DEDVE
  • Preferred name: Desmodium velutinum
  • Authority: (Willdenow) de Candolle


Himalayas, India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Indochina, China (including Taiwan), Malesia (except Borneo), Subsaharan Africa from Senegal to Ethiopia, and Angola to Mozambique. A fodder plant

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Desmodium lasiocarpum (Palisot de Beauvois) de Candolle
Polhillides velutina (Willdenow) H. Ohashi & K. Ohashi

Common names
Name Language
róng máo shān mǎ huáng Chinese
绒毛山蚂蝗 Chinese