Common name: Ritchie’s Desmodium 
India (N); Andhra Pradesh; Goa ; Gujarat ; Karnataka ; Kerala ; Madhaya Pradesh; Maharashtra ; Orissa ; Rajasthan ; Tamil Nadu as per ILDIS ;





identification no 030814sn1 : 8 posts by 4 authors. Attachments (7).
Kindly help in Id. Looks close to Smithia.

location:ambyvalley rd.,lonavala,pune
plant habit:herb
height:less than2 ft.

more chance to Desmodium

By visual impression difinitely looks like Desmodium. Other characters needed for clear ID.

Could this be Desmodiastrum belgaumense. Please see this link.
Desmodiastrum belgaumense

It is earlier placed under Desmodium, now in Desmodiastrum as Desmodiastrum racemosum



ANSEPT44 Alysicarpus racemosus : 1 post by 1 author. Attachments (7).

Identified by …
Chikamagalur-Kemmangudi Road
13th September 2014




ANDEC33 Alysicarpus racemosus : 3 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (4)
Nelliyampathy, Kerala
November 2014

Extremely beautiful pics



Fabaceae-Faboideae (Papilionaceae) Week : Shrubs/Herbs : Desmodium for ID 31/11/2011 SMP 6: A small herb May be less than a foot.Mahabaleshwar.
Leaves simple alternate dark green.
Can it be Desmodium ritchei ?

I think closer to images at Desmodiastrum racemosum (Benth.) A.Pramanik & Thoth.



alysicarpus belgaumensis: alysicarpus belgaumensis
a few ago in mahabeleshwar

Leaves look different from images at Desmodiastrum belgaumense

yes it is

Thanks, … Are the leaves variable ?

Pl. confirm.

yes Desmodiastrum racemosum


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