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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: Tadehagi
Species: Tadehagi triquetrum

Tadehagi triquetrum (L.) H.Ohashi, 1973

Aeschynomene triquetra A.St.-Hil. ex Steud.
Desmodium acrocarpum Hance
Desmodium auriculatum DC.
Desmodium triquetrum (L.) DC.
Hedysarum auriculatum Link
Hedysarum triquetrum L.
Heteroloma auriculatum Desv. ex DC.
Meibomia triquetra (L.) Kuntze
Pteroloma auriculatum (DC.) Schindl.
Pteroloma auriculatum Desv. ex DC.
Pteroloma triquetrum (L.) Benth.
Tadehagi andamanicum (N.P.Balakr. & N.G.Nair) S.P.Mathew
Tadehagi auriculatum (DC.) H.Ohashi
Tadehagi triquetrum subsp. andamanicum N.P.Balakr. & N.G.Nair
Tadehagi triquetrum subsp. auriculatum (DC.) H.Ohashi
Tadehagi triquetrum var. palawanensis H.Ohashi

Native distribution areas:

Continental: Asia-Temperate
Regional: Indian subcontinent
Andaman Is., Assam, Bangladesh, East Himalaya, Nepal, Sri Lanka, West Himalaya
Regional: China
China South-Central, China Southeast
Continental: Asia-Tropical
Regional: Southeastern Asia
Bismarck Archipelago, Cambodia, Hainan, India, Laos, Malaya, Myanmar, Nansei-shoto, New Guinea, Philippines, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam
Introduced into:

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

Ohshi, H., 1973. Ginkgoana; Contributions to the Flora of Aisa and the Pacific Region. Tokyo 1:290.


Govaerts, R. et al. 2020. Tadehagi triquetrum 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 22. Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2020. Tadehagi triquetrum. Published online. Accessed: Nov 22 2020. 2020. Tadehagi triquetrum. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2020 Nov 22.
Catalogue of Life: 2021 Annual Checklist
USDA, ARS, Germplasm Resources Information Network. Tadehagi triquetrum in the Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN), U.S. Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service. Accessed: 07-Oct-06.

Vernacular names
English: Trefle Gros

The Trefle Gros, (Tadehagi triquetrum), is a species of flowering plant in the legume family, Fabaceae. It belongs to the subfamily Faboideae. The species has two subspecies with the nominate one, but sometimes they given full species status by some authors.[1] The maximum height of this shrub tree is 3m. Leaves alternate, linear-oblong, ovate with a tapering tip. Flowers show raceme inflorescence type, which are small, pale purplish in color. The fruit is a hairy legume.[2] It is widespread in all South Asian, East Asian, and Southeast Asian countries.[3][4]


Tadehagi triquetrum alatum (DC.) H.Ohashi
Tadehagi triquetrum auriculatum (DC.) H.Ohashi

Common Names

Assamese - Ulucha
Kannada - Dodotte, Molada gida
Malayalam - Adkhapanal, Chattagai, Kattarali
Marathi - Kak Ganja (काक गांजा )
Mizo - Arhrikreh
Myanmar(Burma) - လောက်သေရွက်,လောက်မင်းရွက်, ရွှေဘူသံလျှက်
Sinhalese - Bâloliyâ (බාලොලියා)
Telugu - Dammidi (దమ్మిడి )
Thai - Khao Mao Nok (ข้าวเม่านก)
Vietnamese - cây Cổ bình, cây Mũi mác


"Tadehagi triquetrum (L.) H.Ohashi — the Plant List".
"Tadehagi triquetrum - Trefle Gros".
"Desmodium triquetrum (L.)DC".

"Tadehagi triquetrum L."

Four new prenylated isoflavonoids in Tadehagi triquetrum
A new lignan with hypoglycemic activity from Tadehagi triquetrum

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