Rothia (plant)

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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Fabales
Family: Fabaceae
Subfamily: Faboideae
Tribe: Crotalarieae[1][2]
Genus: Rothia

See text.

Rothia distribution.svg
The range of Rothia
  •   Rothia hirsuta
  •   Rothia indica subsp. australis
  •   Rothia indica subsp. indica
  • Dillwynia Roth
  • Rothia Schreb.
  • Xerocarpus Guill. & Perr.

Rothia is a genus of flowering plants in the legume family, Fabaceae. It belongs to the tribe Crotalarieae of subfamily Faboideae, and comprises two species:[3][4][5]


  1. ^ Boatwright JS, le Roux MM, Wink M, Morozova T, Van Wyk B-E. (2008). "Phylogenetic relationships of tribe Crotalarieae (Fabaceae) inferred from DNA sequences and morphology". Syst Bot. 33 (4): 752–761. doi:10.1600/036364408786500271. JSTOR 40211942. 
  2. ^ Cardoso D, Pennington RT, de Queiroz LP, Boatwright JS, Van Wyk B-E, Wojciechowski MF, Lavin M. (2013). "Reconstructing the deep-branching relationships of the papilionoid legumes". S Afr J Bot. 89: 58–75. doi:10.1016/j.sajb.2013.05.001. 
  3. ^ Boatwright JS, Tilney PM, Van Wyk B-E. (2008). "A taxonomic revision of the genus Rothia (Crotalarieae, Fabaceae)". Austral Syst Bot. 21 (6): 422–430. doi:10.1071/SB08033. 
  4. ^ "ILDIS LegumeWeb entry for Rothia". International Legume Database & Information Service. Cardiff School of Computer Science & Informatics. Retrieved 12 March 2014. 
  5. ^ USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program. "GRIN species records of Rothia". Germplasm Resources Information Network—(GRIN) [Online Database]. National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. Retrieved 12 March 2014.