Distribution: Andhra Pradesh4, Karnataka1, Kerala1, Tamil Nadu5 (ILDIS);

Erect shrubs; stems angled, villous. Leaflets to 7 x 3.5 cm, rhomboid, acuminate at apex, densely hairy below; stipule 1 cm long, broad at base, subulate above. Racemes to 23 cm long, slender; pedicel 2-4-together, 8 mm long. Flowers pink, 3 mm across; calyx 2 mm long, lobes acute, hairy; standard orbicular, not clawed. Pods 6-jointed, deeply crenate on ventral sutures, shallowly along dorsal sutures; joints 3 x 2.5 mm, glabrous.

Flowering and fruiting: January-April
Deciduous forests
India and Sri Lanka
(Attributions- Dr. N Sasidharan (Dr. B P Pal Fellow), Kerala Forest Research Institute, Peechi



Desmodium pryonii DC SN Nov 16 : 2 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (3)
Desmodium pryonii DC (= Desmodium wightii Wight & Arn.),
erect under shrub near the canals of paddy field, from Virajpet area of Coorg, Karnataka



The Plant List Ver.1.1  ILDIS  India Biodiversity Portal  IBIS Flora  Flora of Davanagere District, Karnataka, India By B. K. Manjunatha, V. Krishna, T. Pullaiah (2004- Details with keys)