Detarieae

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Detarieae
Brownea-grandiceps-Lemaire-1850.jpg
Brownea grandiceps (Lemaire 1850)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Fabales
Family: Fabaceae
Subfamily: Caesalpinioideae
Tribe: Detarieae
Genera

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Detarieae distribution.svg
Distribution of the Detarieae.

The tribe Detarieae is one of the subdivisions of the plant family Fabaceae (the family which includes the legumes). This tribe includes many tropical trees, some of which are used for timber or have ecological importance. The tribe consists of 81 genera, 53 of which are native to Africa. Pride of Burma (Amherstia nobilis) and tamarind (Tamarindus indica) are two of the most notable species in Detarieae.

Systematics[edit]

Subgroup 1 (22 genera)[edit]

Subgroup 2 (59 genera)[edit]

This subgroup includes the former tribes Amherstieae and Macrolobieae.

References[edit]

L. Watson and M. J. Dallwitz, The Genera of Leguminosae-Caesalpinioideae and Swartzieae