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Desmodium trichostachyum

Desmodium trichostachyum Benth.

Bentham, G. (1864), Flora Australiensis 2: 234
TYPE:   "N. Australia. Islands of the Gulf of Carpentaria, R. Brown; Arnhem's Land, F. Mueller; Port Essington, Armstrong. Queensland. Endeavour river, Banks and Solander; E. coast, A. Cunningham."
COMMENT:   Base name for Meibomia trichostachya (Benth.) Kuntze.

Knaap-van Meeuwen, M.S. (1962) Preliminary revisions of some genera of Malaysian Papilionaceae V - a census of the genus Desmodium. Reinwardtia 6(3): 239-276 (261)

Ohashi, H. (1973) The Asiatic Species of Desmodium and Its Allied Genera (Leguminosae). Ginkgoana, contributions to the flora of Asia and the Pacific Region 1: 1-318 (244-245)

Pedley, L. (1999) Desmodium Desv. (Fabaceae) and related genera in Australia: a taxonomic revision. Austrobaileya 5(2): 237, map 22
Nomenclatural Synonyms:

Meibomia trichostachya (Benth.) Kuntze ;  Kuntze, C.E.O. (1891), Revisio Generum Plantarum 1: 198