Genus: Chloroleucon (Benth.) Britton & Rose

Sometimes included in: Albizia Durazz.

Family: Fabaceae
Subfamily: Caesalpinioideae
Tribe: Ingeae
Altfamily: Mimosaceae
Genus number: 13968
Last updated: 21-Jan-2014
Accession Count: 5
Comments: publication by Record ("Chloroleucum") validated by descriptio generico-specifico (Melbourne ICN Art. 38,5)\; his reference to Britton & Rose is indirect reference to Pithecellobium sect. Chloroleucon Benth. (see Taxon 54:529)

List of Species Records in GRIN

References for genus:

  • Barneby, R. C. & J. W. Grimes 1996. Silk tree, guanacaste, monkey's earring: a generic system for the synandrous Mimosaceae of the Americas. Part I. Abarema, Albizia, and allies. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 74(1):136.
  • Brummitt, R. K. 2005. Report of the Committee for Spermatophyta: 56. (Taxon) 54:529-530.
  • Kirkbride, J. H., Jr. 2003. (1574) Proposal to conserve the name Chloroleucon against Chloroleucum (Fabaceae). (Taxon) 52:141-142.
  • Lewis, G. et al., eds. Legumes of the world. (Leg World) 206.
  • Nielsen, I. 1981. Tribe 5. Ingeae Benth.. (Adv Leg Syst) 1:180.
  • KBD: Kew Bibliographic Databases of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
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Synonyms (=), probable synonyms (=~), and possible synonyms (~) for genus:

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: Accessed 23 June 2018.