Macrolobium

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Macrolobium
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Macrolobium taxifolium flower
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Macrolobium
Species

About 80, see text

Synonyms
  • Outea Aubl.
  • Pseudovouapa Britton & Rose
  • Vouapa Aubl.

Macrolobium is a legume genus in the subfamily Detarioideae. It is a tropical genus with about 80 species. Half occur in Brazil, where they are common in the floodplains of the Amazonian Basin. Members of the genus are used as ornamentals and for their wood.[1]

Species[edit]

This is a list of species in the genus Macrolobium.[2]

Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ Feitoza, G. V., Santos, J. U. M. D., Gurgel, E. S. C., & Oliveira, D. M. T. (2014). Morphology of fruits, seeds, seedlings and saplings of three species of Macrolobium Schreb.(Leguminosae, Caesalpinioideae) in the Brazilian Amazon floodplain. Acta Botanica Brasilica, 28(3), 422-433.
  2. ^ ILDIS (2005)

References[edit]

  • International Legume Database & Information Service (ILDIS) (2005): Genus Macrolobium. Version 10.01, November 2005. Retrieved 2008-JAN-25.