Desmodium motorium


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Related to Desmodium motorium: semaphore plant, Codariocalyx motorius, Desmodium gyrans
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Noun1.Desmodium motorium - erect tropical Asian shrub whose small lateral leaflets rotate on their axes and jerk up and down under the influence of sunshineDesmodium motorium - erect tropical Asian shrub whose small lateral leaflets rotate on their axes and jerk up and down under the influence of sunshine
Codariocalyx, genus Codariocalyx - used in some classifications for plants usually included in genus Desmodium
bush, shrub - a low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems
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Fabaceae Unge ful gach 32 Crotalaria Fabaceae Iji gach pallida Aiton 33 Desmodium motorium Fabaceae Turgi modon (Hou tt.
Roots of the plant, Desmodium motorium, are simply put in an amulet and tied to the body.
Leaves and barks of Alstonia scholaris, infusion of fruits of Phyllanthus emblica, Terminalia belerica and Terminalia chebula, whole plants of Cuscuta reflexa, leaves of Desmodium motorium were all used as aphrodisiacs.