Genus: Bossiaea Vent.

Family: Fabaceae
Subfamily: Faboideae
Tribe: Bossiaeeae
Alternate family(ies): Papilionaceae
Genus number: 1602
Last updated: 31-Jul-2018
Accession Count: 11 (2 active, 2 available) in National Plant Germplasm System
Comments: conserved (nom. cons.) against the heterotypic synonym (Shenzhen ICN Art. 14.4 & App. III) Platylobium Sm., nom. rej.

List of Species Records in GRIN


  1. Brummitt, R. K. 2005. Report of the Committee for Spermatophyta: 57. Taxon 54:1102. Note: proposal recommended
  2. Lewis, G. et al., eds. 2005. Legumes of the world 356.
  3. Ross, J. H. 2004. (1649) Proposal to conserve the name Bossiaea against Platylobium (Leguminosae). Taxon 53:1075-1076.
  4. Ross, J. H. 2006. A conspectus of the Western Australian Bossiaea species (Bossiaeeae, Fabaceae). Muelleria 23:15-142.

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Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2020. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: Accessed 30 May 2020.