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Desmodium velutinum  (Willd.) DC., , Prodr. 2: 328. 1825; Schubert, J. Arn. Arb. 44: 292. 1963.
Hedysarum velutinum Willd., Sp. Pl. 3: 1174. 1803.
Hedysarum latifolium Roxb., Fl. Ind. ed. 1832, 3: 350 . 1832.
Desmodium latifolium (Roxb.) DC., Prodr. 2: 328. 1825.
Desmodium latifolium var. plukenetii   Wight & Arn., Prodr. Fl. Ind. Orient. 1 : 225. 1834.
Meibomia velutina (Wifld.) Kuntze, Revis. Gen. Pl. 1: 198. 1891.
Desmodium virgatum Zoll. & Mor. ex Prain, J. Asiat. Soc. Bengal, Pt. 2, Nat. Hist. 66 : 143, 399. 1897.
Desmodium plukenetii (Wight & Arn.) Merr. & Chun, Sunyatsenia 5: 78. 1940.
ssp. velutinum
Almost throughout India.

ssp. velutinum
Almost throughout India.

ssp. longibracteatum (Schindl.) H. Ohashi, Ginkgoana 1: 194. 1973.
Desmodium rufihirsutum   Craib, Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1922: 171. 1922.
Desmodium longibracteatum   Schindl., Regni Veg., Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 21: 7 . 1925.
Desmodium velutinum  var. longibracteatum   (Sdrindl.) Meeuwen, Reinwardtia 6: 265. 1962.
Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur, Nagaland.

ssp. sikkimense (Schindl.) H. Ohashi in H. Hara, Fl. E. Himal. 155: . 1966.
Desmodium sikkimense   Schindl., Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 21: 6 . 1925.
Sikkim.

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