Ormosieae

Ormosia sp., copyright Mark Coode.

Belongs within: Papilionoideae.

The Ormosieae are a clade of leguminous plants that are most diverse in northern South America with species of Ormosia also found in southeast Asia and northern Australia. Members of the clade have mostly dehiscent pods with woody valves (Cardoso et al. 2013).

<==Ormosieae CP13
|  i. s.: Haplormosia CP13
|         Petaladenium CP13
|–+–Panurea longifolia CP13
|  `–+–Clathrotropis nitida CP13
|     `–Spirotropis longifolia CP13
`–Ormosia CP13
|  i. s.: O. monosperma SWK87
|–O. semicastrata CP13
|–+–O. fordiana CP13
|  |–O. formosana CP13
|  |–O. glaberrima CP13
|  `–O. henryi CP13
`–+–+–O. coutinhoi CP13
|  `–O. macrocalyx CP13
`–+–+–O. nitida CP13
|  `–+–O. bahiensis CP13
|     `–O. limae CP13
`–+–+–O. krugii CP13
|  `–O. paraensis CP13
`–+–+–O. coccinea CP13
|  `–O. timboensis CP13
`–+–O. excelsa CP13
|–+–O. arborea CP13
|  `–O. fastigiata CP13
`–+–O. colombiana CP13
|–O. costulata CP13
|–O. smithii CP13
`–O. stipularis 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.

[SWK87] Snyder, N. F. R., J. W. Wiley & C. B. Kepler. 1987. The Parrots of Luquillo: Natural history and conservation of the Puerto Rican parrot. Western Foundation of Vertebrate Zoology: Los Angeles.

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