|Etymology||Genus||Tree (Dendron) pod (lobos)|
|Species||After umbel, a type of inflorescence where the flowers are attached to a central point|
|Synonyms||Desmodium australe (Willd.) DC., Desmodium umbellatum (L.) DC., Hedysarum umbellatum L.|
|Common Names||Horse Bush, Sea Vetch Tree, Petai Laut|
|Form||Shrub or small tree|
|Native Distribution||Tropical Africa, East Asia, Indian subcontinent, Indochina, Malesia, Australia, and Pacific Islands|
The Horse Bush with its straggling form, taken at the beach forest in Lazarus Island.
The species as a small cultivated tree.
The flowers are small and arranged in an umbel.
The fruit pods are beaded.
The leaves are trifoliate.