Xanthocercis

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Xanthocercis
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Xanthocercis zambesiaca
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Fabales
Family: Fabaceae
Subfamily: Faboideae
Tribe: Angylocalyceae[1]
Genus: Xanthocercis
Baill.
Species

See text.

Xanthocercis is a tree genus in the family Fabaceae. Species include:[2][3]

Members of this genus accumulate hydroxypipecolic acids and iminosugars in their leaves.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Cardoso D, Pennington RT, de Queiroz LP, Boatwright JS, Van Wyk BE, 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. 
  2. ^ "ILDIS LegumeWeb entry for Xanthocercis". International Legume Database & Information Service. Cardiff School of Computer Science & Informatics. Retrieved 30 January 2014. 
  3. ^ USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program. "GRIN species records of Xanthocercis". Germplasm Resources Information Network—(GRIN) [Online Database]. National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. Retrieved 30 January 2014. 
  4. ^ GRIN Taxonomy for Plants: Xanthocercis madagascariensis
  5. ^ PlantSystematics.org: Xanthocercis[permanent dead link]
  6. ^ GRIN Taxonomy for Plants: Xanthocercis zambesiaca
  7. ^ Kite GC, Cardoso D, Lewis GP, Zartman CE, de Queiroz LP, Veitch NC (2015). "Monomethyl ethers of 4,5-dihydroxypipecolic acid from Petaladenium urceoliferum: Enigmatic chemistry of an enigmatic legume". Phytochem. 116: 198–202. doi:10.1016/j.phytochem.2015.02.026. PMID 25817832.