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Genus: Leucaena Benth.

Family: Fabaceae subfamily Mimosoideae tribe Mimoseae
Altfamily: Leguminosae
Also sometimes placed in: Mimosaceae

Genus number: 6761
Last updated: 21-Jan-2014
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List of Species Records in GRIN.


References for genus:

  • Brummitt, R. K. 1999. Report of the Committee for Spermatophyta: 48. Taxon 48:368–369. [conservation proposal recommended].
  • Harris, S. A. et al. 1994. A phylogenetic analysis of Leucaena (Leguminosae: Mimosoideae). Pl. Syst. Evol. 191:1–26.
  • Hughes, C. 1997. (1297) Proposal to conserve the name Leucaena (Leguminosae) with a conserved type. Taxon 46:355–356.
  • Hughes, C. 1998. Monograph of Leucaena (Leguminosae-Mimosoideae). Syst. Bot. Monogr. 55:1–244.
  • Hughes, C. E. 1998. Leucaena: a genetic resources handbook. Trop. Forest. Pap. Commonw. Forest. Inst. 37:1–274.
  • Hughes, C. E. et al. 2002. Divergent and reticulate species relationships in Leucaena (Fabaceae) inferred from multiple data sources: insights into polyploid origins and nrDNA polymorphism. Amer. J. Bot. 89:1057–1073.
  • Lewis, G. et al., eds. 2005. Legumes of the world. (Leg World) 174.
  • Zárate Pedroche, S. 1994. Revision del genero Leucaena en Mexico. Anales Inst. Biol. Univ. Nac. México 65:83–162.
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Synonyms (=), probable synonyms (=~), and possible synonyms (~) for genus:


Check other nomenclature databases for Leucaena:

  • ING: Index Nominum Genericorum
  • NCU-3e: Names in Current Use for Extant Plant Genera

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USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/genus.pl?6761 (24 October 2014)

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