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Bolusanthus speciosus
Bolusanthus speciosus.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Fabales
Family: Fabaceae
Subfamily: Faboideae
Tribe: Sophoreae[1]
Genus: Bolusanthus
Species: B. speciosus
Binomial name
Bolusanthus speciosus
(Bolus) Harms
  • Lonchocarpus speciosus Bolus

Bolusanthus speciosus is a species of flowering plants in the legume family, Fabaceae. It belongs to the subfamily Faboideae. It is the only member of the genus Bolusanthus .[2][3][4]


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  2. ^ a b "The Plant List entry for Bolusanthus". The Plant List. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew and the Missouri Botanical Garden. 2013. Retrieved 14 May 2014. 
  3. ^ "ILDIS LegumeWeb entry for Bolusanthus". International Legume Database & Information Service. Cardiff School of Computer Science & Informatics. Retrieved 14 May 2014. 
  4. ^ USDA; ARS; National Genetic Resources Program. "GRIN species records of Bolusanthus". Germplasm Resources Information Network—(GRIN) [Online Database]. National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. Retrieved 14 May 2014.