Leptolobieae

Leptolobium dasycarpum, copyright Mauricio Mercadante.

Belongs within: Papilionoideae.

The Leptolobieae are a group of trees found in Neotropical rainforests and savannahs (Cardoso et al. 2013).

Synapomorphies (from Cardoso et al. 2013): Subequal and symmetric lower petals (wings and keel), lateral petals (wings) without sculpturing, staminal filaments free to the base, compressed samaroid fruits with a narrow marginal wing.

<==Leptolobieae CP13
|–+–Bowdichia CP13
|  |    |–B. nitida CP13
|  |    `–B. virgiloides CP13
|  `–Leptolobium CP13
|       |–+–L. bijugum CP13
|       |  `–L. brachystachyum CP13
|       `–+–L. panamense CP13
|          |–L. parvifolium CP13
|          `–+–L. dasycarpum CP13
|             |–L. elegans CP13
|             |–L. nitens CP13
|             `–L. tenuifolium CP13
`–+–+–Guianodendron praeclarum CP13
|  `–Staminodianthus CP13
|       |–S. racemosus CP13
|       `–+–S. duckei CP13
|          `–S. rosae CP13
`–Diplotropis CP13
|–D. martiusii CP13
`–+–D. brasiliensis CP13
|–D. purpurea CP13
`–+–D. triloba CP13
`–+–D. ferruginea CP13
`–D. incexis 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.

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