Genus: Leucaena Benth.

 
Family: Fabaceae
Subfamily: Caesalpinioideae
Tribe: Mimoseae
Alternate family(ies): Mimosaceae
Genus number: 6761
Last updated: 31-Jul-2018
Accession Count: 825 (559 active, 371 available) in National Plant Germplasm System
Comments: conserved (nom. cons.) with a conserved type (Shenzhen ICN Art. 14.9 & App. III)

List of Species Records in GRIN

References:

  1. Brummitt, R. K. 1999. Report of the Committee for Spermatophyta: 48. Taxon 48:368-369. Note: conservation proposal recommended
  2. Harris, S. A. et al. 1994. A phylogenetic analysis of Leucaena (Leguminosae: Mimosoideae). Pl. Syst. Evol. 191:1-26.
  3. Hughes, C. E. et al. 2002. Divergent and reticulate species relationships in Leucaena (Fabaceae) inferred from multiple data sources: insights into polyploid origins and nrDNA polymorphism. Amer. J. Bot. 89:1057-1073.
  4. Hughes, C. E. 1998. Leucaena: a genetic resources handbook. Trop. Forest. Pap. Commonw. Forest. Inst. 37:1-274.
  5. Hughes, C. 1997. (1297) Proposal to conserve the name Leucaena (Leguminosae) with a conserved type. Taxon 46:355-356.
  6. Hughes, C. 1998. Monograph of Leucaena (Leguminosae-Mimosoideae). Syst. Bot. Monogr. 55:1-244.
  7. Lewis, G. et al., eds. 2005. Legumes of the world 174.
  8. Zárate Pedroche, S. 1994. Revision del genero Leucaena en Mexico. Anales Inst. Biol. Univ. Nac. México 65:83-162.

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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 Nominum Genericorum for Leucaena
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/taxonomygenus.aspx?id=6761. Accessed 21 July 2019.