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Taxon: Alexa grandiflora Ducke

Genus: Alexa
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
Subfamily: Faboideae
Tribe: Sophoreae
Nomen number: 455171
Place of publication: Arch. Jard. Bot. Rio de Janeiro 1:33, t. 11-12. 1915
Link to protologue: https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/31211142
Name Verified on: 05-May-2008 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 31-Aug-2018
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • melancieira  (Source: Ann Mo BG) - Portuguese (Brazil)

Distributional Range:


    Southern America
    • BRAZIL: Brazil [Amazonas, Pará, Amapá]


  1. Forzza, R. C. et al., coord. Lista de espécies da flora do Brasil (on-line resource). (L Brasil Online)
  2. Ramírez, N. 1995. Revisión taxonómica del género Alexa Moq. (Fabaceae, Sophoreae) Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 82:559.

Check other web resources for Alexa grandiflora Ducke :

  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • ILDIS: International Legume Database & Information Service
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=455171. Accessed 21 April 2019.