Genus: Platylobium Sm.

Possible synonym of: Bossiaea Vent.

Family: Fabaceae
Subfamily: Faboideae
Tribe: Bossiaeeae
Alternate family(ies): Papilionaceae
Genus number: 9519
Last updated: 31-Jul-2018
Accession Count: 1 (1 active, 1 available) in National Plant Germplasm System
Comments: if the two genera are united, a rejected (nom. rej.), heterotypic synonym (Shenzhen ICN Art. 14.4 & App. III) of Boissiaea Vent., nom. cons.

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 357.
  3. Ross, J. H. 1983. A revision of the genus Platylobium Sm. (Papilionaceae). Muelleria 5:127-141.
  4. Ross, J. H. 2004. (1649) Proposal to conserve the name Bossiaea against Platylobium (Leguminosae). Taxon 53:1075-1076.

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Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: Accessed 17 September 2019.