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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: Caesalpinioideae
Tribus: Mimoseae
Genus: Adenopodia
Species: A. gymnantha – A. oaxacana – A. patens – A. rotundifolia – A. scelerata – A. schlechteri – A. spicata
Source(s) of checklist:

Govaerts, R. et al. 2020. Adenopodia in Kew Science Plants of the World online. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2020 Nov 18. Reference page.


Adenopodia C.Presl

Adenopodia is a genus of legume in the family Fabaceae, that occurs in the northern Neotropics and Africa. They may grow as lianas, shrubs or trees. The petioles have a distinct gland above their base, hence the Greek name which is a combination of "gland-" and "foot".[2]

It contains the following species:[3]

Adenopodia gymnantha Brenan – western Mexico
Adenopodia oaxacana M.Sousa – southern Mexico
Adenopodia patens (Hook. & Arn.) Brenan – western Mexico & central America
Adenopodia rotundifolia (Harms) Brenan – east Africa
Adenopodia scelerata (A.Chev.) Brenan – west & central Africa
Adenopodia schlechteri (Harms) Brenan – southeastern Africa
Adenopodia spicata (E.Mey.) C.Presl – southern Africa

See also



The Legume Phylogeny Working Group (LPWG). (2017). "A new subfamily classification of the Leguminosae based on a taxonomically comprehensive phylogeny". Taxon. 66 (1): 44–77. doi:10.12705/661.3.
"Adenopodia C.Presl 1851". Legumes of the World: Taxonomic View. Kew Gardens. Archived from the original on 2014-02-03. Retrieved 2 February 2014.
"The Plant List (2013). Version 1.1". The Plant List 2013. Retrieved 2 February 2014.

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