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Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Rosids
Cladus: Eurosids I
Ordo: Fabales

Familia: Fabaceae
Subfamilia: Faboideae
Tribus: Desmodieae
Subtribus: Desmodiinae
Genus: Codariocalyx
Species: C. gyroides – C. motorius

Codariocalyx Hassk., 1841

Type species: Codariocalyx conicus Hassk.

Native distribution areas:

Continental: Tropical & Subtropical Asia
Assam, Bangladesh, Borneo, Cambodia, China South-Central, China Southeast, East Himalaya, Hainan, India, Jawa, Laos, Lesser Sunda Is., Malaya, Myanmar, Nepal, New Guinea, Pakistan, Philippines, Puerto Rico, Sri Lanka, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Taiwan, Thailand, Tibet, Vietnam, West Himalaya
Introduced into:
Cameroon, Fiji, Jamaica, Society Is., Zaïre

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition
Primary references

Hasskarl, J.C., 1841. Linnaea. Ein Journal für die Botanik in ihrem ganzen Umfange 15 (Litt.): 80


Govaerts, R. et al. 2020. Codariocalyx in Kew Science Plants of the World online. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2020 Nov 17. Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. Nov 17. Codariocalyx. Published online. Accessed: {{{3}}} Nov 17. 2020. Codariocalyx. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2020 Nov 17.
Catalogue of Life: 2020 Annual Checklist

Vernacular names
English: tick trefoil
中文: 舞草属

Codariocalyx is a genus of flowering plants in the legume family, Fabaceae.[1] It belongs to the subfamily Faboideae. This genus has been largely debated with the genus Desmodium on whether they are separate or the same genus.[2]

USDA, ARS, Germplasm Resources Information Network. Codariocalyx gyroides in the Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN), US Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service. Accessed on 07-Oct-06.
genus codariocalyx. WordNet® 3.0. Princeton University. codariocalyx (accessed: March 15, 2014).

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