Fabidae

Littleleaf rhatany Krameria erecta, copyright Andrey Zharkikh.

Belongs within: Gunneridae.
Contains: Zygophyllaceae, Celastrales, Oxalidales, Malpighiales, Fabales, Rosales, Cucurbitales, Faganae.

The Fabidae are a major clade of flowering plants united by molecular data, informally referred to in some sources as the ‘eurosid I’ clade.

<==Fabidae [Violales]MS10
    |--ZygophyllalesAPG16
    |    |--ZygophyllaceaeAPG16
    |    `--KrameriaWM09 [KrameriaceaeAPG16]
    |         |--K. erecta [incl. K. glandulosa, K. parvifolia var. imparata, K. parvifolia]H93
    |         |--K. grayi [incl. K. canescens]H93
    |         |--K. ixineNDA05
    |         `--K. lanceolataWM09
    `--+--+--CelastralesEN20
       |  `--+--OxalidalesEN20
       |     `--MalpighialesEN20
       `--+--FabalesAPG16
          `--+--RosalesAPG16
             `--+--CucurbitalesAPG16
                `--FaganaeAPG16

*Type species of generic name indicated

References

[APG16] Angiosperm Phylogeny Group. 2016. An update of the Angiosperm Phylogeny Group classification for the orders and families of flowering plants: APG IV. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 181: 1–20.

[EN20] Eggli, U., & R. Nyffeler (eds) 2020. Illustrated Handbook of Succulent Plants: Monocotyledons 2nd ed. Springer.

[H93] Hickman, J. C. (ed.) 1993. The Jepson Manual: Higher Plants of California. University of California Press: Berkeley (California).

[MS10] Moore, M. J., P. S. Soltis, C. D. Bell, J. G. Burleigh & D. E. Soltis. 2010. Phylogenetic analysis of 83 plastid genes further resolves the early diversification of eudicots. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA 107 (10): 4623–4628.

[NDA05] Nickrent, D. L., J. P. Der & F. E. Anderson. 2005. Discovery of the photosynthetic relatives of the “Maltese mushroom” Cynomorium. BMC Evolutionary Biology 5: 38.

[WM09] Wang, H., M. J. Moore, P. S. Soltis, C. D. Bell, S. F. Brockington, R. Alexandre, C. C. Davis, M. Latvis, S. R. Manchester & D. E. Soltis. 2009. Rosid radiation and the rapid rise of angiosperm-dominated forests. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA 106 (10): 3853–3858.

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