Florida beggarweed (species: Desmodium tortuosum) in taxonomy (Lizard Island Field Guide)
Desmodium tortuosum
Florida beggarweed

©Forest Starr and Kim Starr: Florida beggarweed (Desmodium tortuosum) leaves and fruit, Hawaii

©Forest Starr and Kim Starr: Florida beggarweed (Desmodium tortuosum), Hawaii

©Forest Starr and Kim Starr
Kingdom Plantae
Division Tracheophyta
Class Magnoliopsida
Order Fabales
Family Fabaceae
Genus Desmodium
Species Desmodium tortuosum



Distinguishing features

Distinguishing features still need to be specified.


  • Size data has not been obtained.


Similar taxa


©Atlas of Living Australia: Australian distribution

Web resources


  • Colvill, A., M. Ahmet, S. Clag and B. Haigh (2004). Lizard Island fauna and flora sampling report.Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service. LIRS catalog number 10067.