Taxon profile


Telegraph Plant
Codariocalyx motorius (Houtt.) H.Ohashi

kingdom Plantae - plants »  divisio Magnoliophyta - flowering plants »  class Rosopsida - eudicots »  order Fabales »  family Fabaceae - Legumes »  genus Codariocalyx - tick trefoil

Scientific synonyms

Hedysarum motorium Houtt.
Hedysarum motorius Houtt.
Desmodium motorium (Houtt.) Merr.
Hedysarum gyrans L. f.
Desmodium gyrans (L. f.) DC.
Codariocalyx gyrans (L. f.) Hassk.
Meibomia gyrans (L. f.) Kuntze
Desmodium roylei Wight & Arn.
Desmodium gyrans var. roylei (Wight & Arn.)Baker

Other names

= Dancing Plant
= Semaphore Plant

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