Genus: Pithecellobium Mart.

 
Family: Fabaceae
Subfamily: Caesalpinioideae
Tribe: Ingeae
Alternate family(ies): Mimosaceae
Genus number: 9455
Last updated: 31-Jul-2018
Accession Count: 33 (5 active, 5 available) in National Plant Germplasm System
Comments: conserved (nom. cons.) with this spelling (Shenzhen ICN Art. 14.11 & App. III) against the original spelling "Pithecollobium"\; also conserved against the heterotypic synonym (Shenzhen ICN Art. 14.4 & App. III) Zygia P. Browne, nom. rej.

List of Species Records in GRIN

References for genus:

  • Barneby, R. C. & J. W. Grimes 1997. Silk tree, guanacaste, monkey's earring: a generic system for the synandrous Mimosaceae of the Americas. Part II. Pithecellobium, Cojoba, and Zygia. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 74(2):3-36.
  • Lewis, G. et al., eds. Legumes of the world. (Leg World) 209.
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Images:

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

Check Index Nomninum Genericorum for Pithecellobium
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=9455. Accessed 12 November 2018.