Grona Lour., Fl. Cochinch., 2: 459., 1790
Type: Grona helerocarpa (L.) H. Ohashi & K. Ohashi (= Grona repens Lour.). Annotation: nom. rejic. against Desmodium Desv. 1813 (nom. cons.). The generic name is derived from Grona (Greek: cave, grotto). This genus consists of 46 species in Indian subcontinent, China, Southeast Asia, Africa, Australasia, Central and South America; 12 species, 1 subspecies and 2 varieties in India.

Leguminosae Juss.