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A new subfamily classification of the leguminosae based on a taxonomically comprehensive phylogeny
The classification of the legume family proposed here addresses the long-known non-monophyly of the traditionally recognised subfamily Caesalpinioideae, by recognising six robustly supported… Expand
Legume phylogeny and classification in the 21st century: Progress, prospects and lessons for other species-rich clades
The Leguminosae, the third-largest angiosperm family, has a global distribution and high ecological and economic importance. We examine how the legume systematic research community might join forces… Expand
Dispersal assembly of rain forest tree communities across the Amazon basin
- K. Dexter, Mathew Lavin, +6 authors R. Pennington
- Biology, Medicine
- Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences
- 17 February 2017
Significance The Amazon is largely covered by contiguous rain forest. Nevertheless, previous studies have suggested that past geological and climatic events, as well as limited seed dispersal, may… Expand
Molecular phylogenetics of the species-rich neotropical genus Swartzia (Leguminosae, Papilionoideae) and related genera of the swartzioid clade.
Swartzia (ca. 180 spp.) is a characteristic and diverse element of neotropical rainforest tree communities. As such, it has been identified as a focal group in studies of evolutionary diversification… Expand
Towards a new classification system for legumes: Progress report from the 6th International Legume Conference
Abstract Legume systematists have been making great progress in understanding evolutionary relationships within the Leguminosae (Fabaceae), the third largest family of flowering plants. As the… Expand
A molecular-dated phylogeny and biogeography of the monotypic legume genus Haplormosia, a missing African branch of the otherwise American-Australian Brongniartieae clade.
- Domingos Cardoso, D. Harris, +5 authors L. P. Queiroz
- Biology, Medicine
- Molecular phylogenetics and evolution
- 1 February 2017
A comprehensively sampled reassessment of the molecular phylogeny of the genistoid legumes questions the traditional placement of Haplormosia, an African monotypic genus traditionally classified… Expand
A phylogenetically based sectional classification of Swartzia (Leguminosae-Papilionoideae).
The species-rich neotropical tree genus Swartzia (Leguminosae-Papilionoideae) is a ubiquitous element in Central and South American rainforests. As such, it has been selected as a focal group in… Expand
Three new species of Swartzia (Leguminosae–Papilionoideae) from northern South America
- B. M. Torke
- 1 March 2007
Descriptions of three recently discovered species of the prominent Neotropical tree genus Swartzia are presented, together with revised identification keys and a discussion of the morphological… Expand
Updates to the taxonomy of Swartzia (Leguminosae) in extra-Amazonian Brazil, with descriptions of five new species and a regional key to the genus
In advance of an updated monographic revision of Swartzia (Leguminosae), we discuss the taxonomy of the genus in extra-Amazonian Brazil and present descriptions of five new species. All of the new… Expand