genus Desmodium

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Related to genus Desmodium: Desmodium species
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Noun1.genus Desmodium - beggarweedgenus Desmodium - beggarweed; tick trefoil    
rosid dicot genus - a genus of dicotyledonous plants
Papilionoideae, subfamily Papilionoideae - alternative name used in some classification systems for the family Papilionaceae
tick trefoil, beggar lice, beggar's lice - any of various tropical and subtropical plants having trifoliate leaves and rough sticky pod sections or loments
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The legume genus Desmodium Desvaux consists of over 300 species with a nearly worldwide distribution.