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Moullava spicata, Dandeli.jpg
Moullava spicata (India)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Fabales
Family: Fabaceae
Subfamily: Caesalpinioideae[1]
Tribe: Caesalpinieae[2]
Genus: Moullava
(Adans. 1763) E. Gagnon & G. P. Lewis 2017
Type species
Moullava spicata
(Dalzell 1851) Nicolson 1980

See text

  • Caesalpinia sect. Cinclidocarpus (Zoll. & Moritzi 1846) Benth. & Hook. 1865
  • Cinclidocarpus Zoll. & Moritzi 1846
  • Wagatea Dalzell 1851

Moullava is a genus of flowering plants in the legume family, Fabaceae. It belongs to the subfamily Caesalpinioideae.


Moullava comprises the following species:[2]


  1. ^ The Legume Phylogeny Working Group (LPWG). (2017). "A new subfamily classification of the Leguminosae based on a taxonomically comprehensive phylogeny". Taxon. 66 (1): 44–77. doi:10.12705/661.3. 
  2. ^ a b Gagnon E, Bruneau A, Hughes CE, de Queiroz LP, Lewis GP. (2016). "A new generic system for the pantropical Caesalpinia group (Leguminosae)". PhytoKeys. 71: 1–160. doi:10.3897/phytokeys.71.9203.