Genus: Neptunia Lour.

Possible synonym of: Desmanthus Willd.

 
Family: Fabaceae
Subfamily: Caesalpinioideae
Tribe: Mimoseae
Alternate family(ies): Mimosaceae
Genus number: 15558
Last updated: 10-Feb-2005
Accession Count: 13 (5 active, 3 available) in National Plant Germplasm System
Comments: uncertain genus

List of Species Records in GRIN

References for genus:

  • Lewis, G. et al., eds. Legumes of the world. (Leg World) 174.
  • Luckow, M. 1997. Generic relationships in the Dichrostachys group (Leguminosae: Mimosoideae): evidence from chloroplast DNA restriction sites and morphology. Syst. Bot. 22:189-199.
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Synonyms (=), probable synonyms (=~), and possible synonyms (~):

Images:

  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

Check Index Nomninum Genericorum for Neptunia
Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomygenus.aspx?id=15558. Accessed 17 November 2018.