Desmodium motorium

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Related to Desmodium motorium: semaphore plant, Codariocalyx motorius, Desmodium gyrans
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Synonyms for Desmodium motorium

erect tropical Asian shrub whose small lateral leaflets rotate on their axes and jerk up and down under the influence of sunshine

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As an antidote to poison or for gall bladder pains, the leaves and roots of Desmodium motorium, Uraria picta and Aristolochia indica are crushed and the juice taken orally.
Leguminosae Kalka-sunda 35 Desmodium motorium Leguminosae Turok chondal (Houtt.