Dipterygeae

Baru Dipteryx alata, copyright Mauricio Mercadante.

Belongs within: Papilionoideae.

The Dipterygeae are a Neotropical group of woody leguminous plants bearing flowers with a two-lipped calyx in which the two upper lobes are much enlarged and the three lower lobes are reduced to small teeth (Cardoso et al. 2013).

<==Dipterygeae CP13
|–Monopteryx inpae CP13
`–+–Taralea CP13
|    |–T. cordata CP13
|    |–T. oppositifolia CP13
|    `–T. rigida CP13
`–+–Pterodon CP13
|    |–P. abruptus CP13
|    `–+–P. emarginatus CP13
|       `–P. pubescens CP13
`–Dipteryx CP13
|  i. s.: D. panamensis DL99
|–D. magnifica CP13
|–D. odorata CP13
|–D. oleifera CP13
|–D. polyphylla CP13
|–D. rosea CP13
`–+–D. alata CP13
`–D. punctata 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.

[DL99] Dyer, L. A., & D. K. Letourneau. 1999. Relative strengths of top-down and bottom-up forces in a tropical forest community. Oecologia 119: 265–274.

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