Genus: Swartzia Schreb.

Family: Fabaceae
Subfamily: Faboideae
Tribe: Swartzieae
Alternate family(ies): Papilionaceae
Genus number: 11740
Last updated: 07-Aug-2019
Accession Count: 10 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System
  • • conserved (nom. cons.) against the heterotypic synonyms (Shenzhen ICN Art. 14.4 & App. III) Possira Aubl., nom. rej. & Tounatea Aubl., nom. rej.
  • • a request for a binding decision on the confusability (Shenzhen ICN Art. 53.4) of the later parahomonym Schwartzia Vell. (1829) has been submitted

List of Species Records in GRIN


  1. Lewis, G. et al., eds. 2005. Legumes of the world 218.
  2. Machado, A. F. P. et al. 2014. (12) Request for a binding decision on whether Swartzia Schreb. (Leguminosae) and Schwartzia Vell. (Marcgraviaceae) are sufficiently alike to be confused. Taxon 63:695.

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  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

Check Index Nominum Genericorum for Swartzia
Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: Accessed 20 August 2019.