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14a. Desmodium velutinum subsp. velutinum

绒毛山蚂蝗(原亚种) rong mao shan ma huang (yuan ya zhong)

Hedysarum velutinum Willdenow, Sp. Pl. 3: 1174. 1802; Desmodium lasiocarpum (Beauvois) Candolle; D. latifolium (Roxburgh) Candolle; D. latifolium var. plukenetii Wight & Arnott; D. latifolium var. virgatum Miquel; D. plukenetii (Wight & Arnott) Merrill & Chun; D. velutinum var. plukenetii (Wight & Arnott) Schindler; D. virgatum Prain; H. lasiocarpum Beauvois; H. latifolium Roxburgh.

Shrubs or subshrubs. Leaves 1-foliolate, rarely intermixed with 3-foliolate leaves; blade ovate-lanceolate, triangular-ovate, or broadly ovate, 4-11 × 2.5-8 cm. Terminal inflorescence ra­cemose or paniculate, 4-10 cm; bracts subulate, 2.5-3.5 × ca. 0.3 mm, sparsely hirsute. Corolla ca. 3 mm. Fl. and fr. Sep-Nov. 2n = 22.

Sunny grassy slopes, streamsides, thickets; 100-900 m. Guang­dong, SW Guangxi, Guizhou, Hainan, S Taiwan, S Yunnan [Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, New Guinea, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Vietnam; tropical Africa; introduced in tropical Americas and Australia].


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