Desmodium unbellatum aurea 'Horse Bush'

Plant Group: Deciduous Trees
Genus: Desmodium
Species 'Var': unbellatum aurea
Common Name: 'Horse Bush'

Quick Facts:

Coastal tolerant or understorey in forest. Small tree, low umbrella shape over sandy soil. Common along coasts in Malaysia. Leaves used as tonic after child birth.  Normally evergreen but deciduous in Perth conditions

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Height: 5m
Width: 3m
Rate of growth: Slow


Oval leafed foliage.


Small creamy white in short clusters


Brown pods