LEGUMINOSAE SUBFAMILY; FABOIDEAE
Flowering time; Herbaceous annual
Habitat; Open wasteland and disturbed areas.
Status; Native to old world Tropics but naturalised in Jamaica and elsewhere. First found on Grand Cayman at the Queen Elizabeth II Botanic Park.
Notes; Crude extract of Desmodium gangeticium has been found to have antimicrobial activity in this Phytochemical evaluation.