Doodia lagopodioides (L.) Roxb.
Hedysarum lagopodioides L.
Lespedeza lagopodioides (L.) Pers.
Uraria aequilobata Hosok.
Uraria lagopodoides (L.) DC.
Uraria lagopodioides is a prostrate or spreading herbaceous perennial plant with stems up to 60cm long[
The plant is sometimes gathered from the wild for local medicinal use. It is also sometimes cultivated as a green manure crop.
E. Asia - southern China, Indian subcontinent, Myanmar, Thailand, Malaysia, Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam, Indonesia, Philippines, Australia and the Pacific
Open waste slopes, thickets at elevations below 900 metres[
]. Dry grassland, open forest, waste places, roadsides, sandy areas and occasionally in deciduous forest, but not in waterlogged locations, at elevations up to 2,000 metres[310.
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|Cultivation Status||Cultivated, Wild
A widely used medicinal plant in E. Asia[
A decoction of the leaves and roots is used for the treatment of dysentery and diarrhoea[
An aqueous extract of the leaves has abortifacient properties[
Aqueous and alcoholic extracts of the plants are used to treat intermittent fever and chest inflammation[
The whole plant is used medicinally for relieving swelling[
The plant has been used to a limited extent as green manure crop in situations such as rubber plantations[
The plant is used as a pesticide[
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