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Platypodium elegans


Taxonavigation: Fabales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Rosids
Cladus: Eurosids I
Ordo: Fabales

Familia: Fabaceae
Subfamilia: Faboideae
Tribus: Dalbergieae
Genus: Platypodium
Species: P. elegans – P. viride

Source(s) of checklist:


Platypodium Vogel, 1837

  • Type species: Platypodium elegans  Vogel. Lectotype designated by: Cowan, R. S. 1959. Leguminosae of the Western Hemisphere. Notes on choices of lectotypes. Taxon 8(2): 59-60.


  • Callisemaea Benth.


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Southern America
      • Bolivia, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Colombia, Panamá, Paraguay, Venezuela

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition


Primary references[edit]

Vogel, T., 1837. Linnaea. Ein Journal für die Botanik in ihrem ganzen Umfange 11: 420


Vernacular names[edit]

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