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Type: Artigo de periódico
Title: A Taxonomic Revision Of Leptolobium (papilionoideae, Leguminosae) [revisão Taxonômica De Leptolobium (papilionoideae, Leguminosae)]
Author: Rodrigues R.S.
Tozzi A.M.G.A.
Abstract: This revision of Leptolobium Vogel includes an identifi cation key, descriptions, illustrations, and distribution maps for the taxa. Leptolobium comprises 12 species, and is characterized by its arboreal or shrubby habit, fl owers with white, actinomorphic or slightly zygomorphic corollas, 10 free stamens, a stipitate ovary with many ovules, indehiscent (samara-like or nut-like) fruits, compressed seeds, and a bulbose hypocotyl-radicle axis. Leptolobium is a neotropical genus that occurs from Mexico to northern Argentina. Eleven species are found in Brazil, seven of which are endemic to the country. Th e lectotype of Sweetia glazioviana Harms is designated in this paper. In addition, information about uses, common names, geographical distribution, and habitats are provided.
Rights: aberto
Identifier DOI: 10.1590/S0102-33062012000100016
Date Issue: 2012
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