Bossiaeeae

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Bossiaeeae
Goodia lotifolia.jpg
Goodia lotifolia
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Fabales
Family: Fabaceae
Subfamily: Faboideae
Tribe: Bossiaeeae

Bossiaeeae are plants with red and yellow flowers endemic to Australia. These pea-flowered shrubs, also called the "egg-and-bacon peas of Australia", make up a tribe of legumes related to the Mirbelieae. In fact, phylogenetic analysis suggests that the tribe Bossiaeeae is monophyletic with the Mirbelieae.[1] It contains the following genera:[2]

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  1. ^ Possibly synonymous with Bossiaea

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