Brownea

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Brownea
Brownea ariza0.jpg
Brownea ariza
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Fabales
Family: Fabaceae
Subfamily: Detarioideae
Genus: Brownea
Jacq.
Species

See text

Synonyms
  • Brownaea Jacq.
  • Hermesias Loefl.

Brownea is a genus of about 30 species in the family Fabaceae, subfamily Detarioideae. The genus is native to tropical regions of the Americas. The species are shrubs and trees growing to 20 m tall.[1][2][3]

Species

References[edit]

  1. ^ LegumeWeb: Brownea
  2. ^ Germplasm Resources Information Network: Brownea
  3. ^ Huxley, A., ed. (1992). New RHS Dictionary of Gardening. Macmillan ISBN 0-333-47494-5.