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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: Xylia
Species: X. evansii – X. torreana – X. xylocarpa

Xylia Benth.

Xylia is a genus of legume in the family Fabaceae. It is native to Sub-Saharan Africa, South Asia, and Mainland Southeast Asia.[1]

Xylia includes nine accepted species:[2]

Xylia africana Harms
Xylia evansii Hutch.
Xylia fraterna (Vatke) Drake
Xylia ghesquierei Robyns
Xylia hoffmannii (Vatke) Drake
Xylia mendoncae Torre (found in Mozambique)
Xylia schliebenii Harms
Xylia torreana Brenan (found in Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa, and Zimbabwe)
Xylia xylocarpa (Roxb.) Taub. (found in Indochina)

And one unresolved species:

Xylia perieri Drake


"Xylia". Plants of the World Online, accessed 30 June 2018
"Xylia". The Plant List. Accessed 30 June 2018

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