Crotalarieae

Silver pea Lebeckia sericea, copyright Gawie Malan.

Belongs within: Papilionoideae.
Contains: Crotalaria.

The Crotalarieae are a primarily African group of leguminous plants united by molecular analyses, distinguished from the closely related Genisteae by the absence of bilabiate calyces with a bifid upper lip and a trifid lower lip (Cardoso et al. 2013).

<==Crotalarieae CP13
|–+–Euchlora hirsuta CP13
|  `–+–Bolusia amboensis CP13
|     `–Crotalaria CP13
`–+–Lebeckia CP13
|    |–L. dinteri CV06
|    |–L. obovata CV06
|    `–L. sericea CP13
`–+–Rafnia angulata CP13
`–Aspalathus CP13
|–A. linearis K02
`–A. pinguis CP13

Crotalarieae incertae sedis:
Calobota CP13
Ezoloba CP13
Leobordea CP13
Listia CP13
Lotononis CP13
|–L. bracteosa CV06
|–L. mirabilis CV06
|–L. pachycarpa CV06
|–L. pallidirosea CV06
`–L. schreiberi CV06
Pearsonia CP13
Robynsiophyton CP13
Wiborgia CP13
Wiborgiella CP13

*Type species of generic name indicated

REFERENCES

[CP13] Cardoso, D., R. T. Pennington, L. P. de Queiroz, J. S. Boatwright, B.-E. Van Wyk, M. F. Wojciechowski & M. Lavin. 2013. Reconstructing the deep-branching relationships of the papilionoid legumes. South African Journal of Botany 89: 58–75.

[CV06] Craven, P., & P. Vorster. 2006. Patterns of plant diversity and endemism in Namibia. Bothalia 36 (2): 175–189.

[K02] Krüger, M. 2002. Revision of the Afrotropical Ennominae of the Drepanogynis group IV: the genus Drepanogynis Guenée (Lepidoptera: Geometridae). Transvaal Museum Monograph 13: 1–220.

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