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Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Rosids
Order: Fabales
Family: Fabaceae
Tribe: Indigofereae
Genus: Phylloxylon
Type species
Phylloxylon decipiens

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  • Neobaronia Baker

Phylloxylon is a genus of flowering plants in the Indigofereae tribe of the family Fabaceae.[1] There are seven species, all endemic to Madagascar.[2]


Phylloxylon comprises the following species:[3][4][5]

Species names with uncertain taxonomic status[edit]

The status of the following species is unresolved:[5]

  • Phylloxylon ensifolius Baill. ex Drake

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Schrire BD, Lavin M, Barker NP, Forest F. (2009). "Phylogeny of the tribe Indigofereae (Leguminosae-Papilionoideae): Geographically structured more in succulent-rich and temperate settings than in grass-rich environments". Am J Bot. 96 (4): 816–52. PMID 21628237. doi:10.3732/ajb.0800185. 
  2. ^ Buerki S, Devey DS, Callmander MW, Phillipson PB, Forest F. (2013). "Spatio‐temporal history of the endemic genera of Madagascar". Botanical Journal of the Linnaean Society. 171 (2): 304–329. doi:10.1111/boj.12008. 
  3. ^ "ILDIS LegumeWeb entry for Phylloxylon". International Legume Database & Information Service. Cardiff School of Computer Science & Informatics. Retrieved 12 February 2017. 
  4. ^ USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program. "GRIN species records of Phylloxylon". Germplasm Resources Information Network—(GRIN) [Online Database]. National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. Retrieved 12 February 2017. 
  5. ^ a b "The Plant List entry for Phylloxylon". The Plant List. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew and the Missouri Botanical Garden. 2013. Retrieved 12 February 2017.