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Genus: Pithecellobium Mart.

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

Genus number: 9455
Last updated: 21-Jan-2014
Comments:
  • conserved (nom. cons.) with this spelling (Melbourne ICN Art. 14.11 & App. III) against the original spelling "Pithecollobium"
  • also conserved against the heterotypic synonym (Melbourne ICN Art. 14.4 & App. III) Zygia P. Browne, nom. rej.

List of Species Records in GRIN.


References for genus:

  • Barneby, R. C. & J. W. Grimes. 1997. Silk tree, guanacaste, monkey's earring: a generic system for the synandrous Mimosaceae of the Americas. Part II. Pithecellobium, Cojoba, and Zygia. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 74(2):3–36.
  • Lewis, G. et al., eds. 2005. Legumes of the world. (Leg World) 209.
More:
  • KBD: Kew Bibliographic Databases of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
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Check other nomenclature databases for Pithecellobium:

  • 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?9455 (20 December 2014)

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