Desmodium sequax Wall. (syn: Desmodium ancistrotrichum K.Schum. & Lauterb.; Desmodium dasylobum Miq.; Desmodium hamulatum Franch.; Desmodium sequax var. sinuatum (Miq.) Hosok.; Desmodium sinuatum (Miq.) Baker; Desmodium strangulatum var. sinuatum Miq.; Dollinera sequax (Wall.) Schindl.; Dollinera sequax Hochr.; Meibomia dasyloba (Miq.) Kuntze; Meibomia sequax (Wall.) Kuntze; Meibomia sinuata (Miq.) Kuntze);
Bhutan (N); China (N); Guangdong; Guangxi; Guizhou; Hubei ; Hunan; Sichuan; Xizang Zizhiqu ; Yunnan ; India (N); Arunachal Pradesh; Assam; Himachal Pradesh; Manipur ; Meghalaya; Mizoram; Nagaland ; Punjab; Sikkim ; Tripura ; Uttar Pradesh; West Bengal; Indonesia (N); Irian Jaya (N); Jawa (N); Malaysia (N); Moluccas (N); Myanmar (N); Nepal (N); Sulawesi (N); Sumatera (N); Taiwan (N) ; Vietnam (N); Papua New Guinea (N); Mauritius (I) as per Catalogue of Life;
Location: Okharpauwa, Nuwakot, Nepal
Altitude: 5500 ft.
Date: 13 September 2018
Habit : Wild
Desmodium elegans DC. ??
I think looks different from your other post.
Pl. check other species as per comparative images at
May keep it as Desmodium elegans DC. for the time being although I am not fully satisfied.
Other species does not come closer as per comparative images at Desmodium
Thank you …!
However, EFN says ” Legume flat, linear, 3-5 × 0.4-0.5 cm, hairy, lower suture crenate, upper suture nearly straight, 4-6-jointed. 2n = 22.“
whereas in this case it is around 14-15.
You may be right. We have to look for the correct ID.
Ototropis sequax (Wall.) H.Ohashi & K.Ohashi ??
Syn : Desmodium sequax Wall. ??
Did you find any images on net?
Desmodium incanum is not listed in Nepal and seed pod, leaves and flowering does not match.
Additional images of dry legumes and seeds of same plant
on 30 January 2019.
Attachments (6) – around 900 kb each.
Hylodesmum podocarpum ssp oxyphyllum (DC.) H. Ohashi & R.R. Mill.
Loc.: Upper Siang distt., Arunachal Pradesh (ca 700msl)
Date: Novemeber, 2007
Is the ID correct ?
Yes. Fruits look much different.
I guess … is right !
Desmodium sequax Wall. : 8 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (3)- 1, 1, & 3 mb.
Location: Chalnakhel, kathmandu, Nepal
Altitude: 1570 m.
Date: 14 September 2019
Habit : Wild
Attachments (1)- 5 mb.
Attachments (2) – 2 mb each.
Attachments (1) – 6 mb.
wow. what a prolific seed make r. I cant find any papers Easily on google to see its use in the se Asian countries etc
Edible Uses- None known. Medicinal- The chewed leaf is spat onto wounds, apparently for its antiseptic properties. The root is included in mixtures used to alleviate toothache In China, it is considered a diaphoretic. Other Uses- None known
uirl of the page which gives this info?