1. Family: Fabaceae Lindl.
    1. Macrosamanea Britton & Rose

      1. This genus is accepted, and its native range is S. Tropical America.

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    Legumes of the World. Edited by G. Lewis, B. Schrire, B. MacKinder & M. Lock. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. (2005)

    Habit
    Trees and shrubs
    Ecology
    Tropical, mostly riparian and seasonally flooded forest, 2 spp. of seasonally wet sandy wooded grassland (savanna)
    Distribution
    S America, most diverse and numerous in the Amazon basin extending N into the Orinoco valley and the Guianas
    Note
    Largely equivalent to 'Genus D' of Nielsen (1981a); placed by Barneby & Grimes (1996) in their 'Inga-alliance'. Nectaries occur on floral bracts in most species and are unique to the genus in neotropical Ingeae

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Brazil North, Colombia, French Guiana, Guyana, Peru, Suriname, Venezuela

    Macrosamanea Britton & Rose appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Ann. New York Acad. Sci. 35: 131 (1936)

    Sources

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2018. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2018. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Legumes of the World Online
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