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Aldina latifolia
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Fabales
Family: Fabaceae
Subfamily: Faboideae
(unranked): Andira clade[1]
Genus: Aldina

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  • Aldina Adans.

Aldina is a genus of plant from Venezuelan Amazonia, of the family Fabaceae. A new species from the Amazonian lowland forest. Located in lowland humid forests.


Aldina comprises the following species:[2][3]

Species names with uncertain taxonomic status[edit]

The status of the following species is unresolved:[3]

  • Aldina aquae-negrae M.Yu.Gontsch. & Yakovlev
  • Aldina barnebyana M.Yu.Gontsch. & Yakovlev
  • Aldina diplogyne Stergios & Aymard
  • Aldina polycarpa Stergios & Aymard
  • Aldina rio-negrae M.Yu.Gontsch. & Yakovlev
  • Aldina speciosa M.Yu.Gontsch. & Yakovlev
  • Aldina stergiosii M.Yu.Gontsch. & Yakovlev


  1. ^ Ramos G, de Lima HC, Prenner G, de Queiroz LP, Zartman CE, Cardoso D (2016). "Molecular systematics of the Amazonian genus Aldina, a phylogenetically enigmatic ectomycorrhizal lineage of papilionoid legumes". Mol Phylogenet Evol. 97: 11–18. doi:10.1016/j.ympev.2015.12.017. PMID 26748266. 
  2. ^ USDA; ARS; National Genetic Resources Program. "GRIN species records of Aldina". Germplasm Resources Information Network—(GRIN) [Online Database]. National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. Retrieved 28 August 2016. 
  3. ^ a b "The Plant List entry for Aldina". The Plant List. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew and the Missouri Botanical Garden. 2013. Retrieved 28 August 2016.