Amicia

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Amicia
Amicia zygomeris.jpg
Amicia zygomeris
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Fabales
Family: Fabaceae
Subfamily: Faboideae
Tribe: Dalbergieae[1][2]
Genus: Amicia
Kunth
Species[3][4]

Amicia is a genus of flowering plants in the legume family, Fabaceae, and was recently assigned to the informal monophyletic Adesmia clade. It belongs to the subfamily Faboideae. It is named in honor of the Italian astronomer, mathematician and microscopist Giovanni Battista Amici (1786–1863).[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Lavin M, Pennington RT, Klitgaard BB, Sprent JI, de Lima HC, Gasson PE (2001). "The dalbergioid legumes (Fabaceae): delimitation of a pantropical monophyletic clade". Am J Bot. 88 (3): 503–33. doi:10.2307/2657116. PMID 11250829. 
  2. ^ Cardoso D, Pennington RT, de Queiroz LP, Boatwright JS, Van Wyk B-E, Wojciechowskie MF, Lavin M (2013). "Reconstructing the deep-branching relationships of the papilionoid legumes". S Afr J Bot. 89: 58–75. doi:10.1016/j.sajb.2013.05.001. 
  3. ^ "ILDIS LegumeWeb entry for Amicia". International Legume Database & Information Service. Cardiff School of Computer Science & Informatics. Retrieved 5 February 2014. 
  4. ^ USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program. "GRIN species records of Amicia". Germplasm Resources Information Network—(GRIN) [Online Database]. National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. Retrieved 5 February 2014. 
  5. ^ Genaust H. (1976). Etymologisches Wörterbuch der botanischen Pflanzennamen ISBN 3-7643-0755-2