Definition of Desmodium tortuosum

1. Noun. West Indian forage plant cultivated in southern United States as forage and to improve soil.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Desmodium Tortuosum

Desert Storm syndrome
Deshawn
Desi
Desiderius Erasmus
Desiree
Deskati
Desmanthus
Desmanthus ilinoensis
Desmarres' dacryoliths
Desmidiaceae
Desmidium
Desmodium
Desmodium gyrans
Desmodium motorium
Desmodium purpureum
Desmodium tortuosum (current term)
Desmodontidae
Desmodus
Desmodus rotundus
Desmograthus
Desmond
Desmond Tutu
Despoina
Destiny
Destot's space
Desulfotomaculum
Desulfotomaculum nigrificans
Desyrel
Detroit
Detroit River

Literary usage of Desmodium tortuosum

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1. Cyclopedia of American Horticulture: Comprising Suggestions for Cultivation by Liberty Hyde Bailey, Wilhelm Miller (1900)
"Beggar-weed is Desmodium tortuosum, DC., of the W. Indies. It is coming into prominence in the south as n forage plant (see Farmers' Bull. ..."

2. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1914)
"... is Desmodium tortuosum, DC., of the W. Indies. It is coming into prominence in the S. as a forage plant (see Cyclo. Amer. ..."

3. Publication by Field Columbian Museum (1902)
"Desmodium tortuosum DC. Herb, 3 feet high: common in opens about Izamal, Sept. to Feb. (343). The Yucatan specimens agree better in form and habit with the ..."

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