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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: Faboideae
Tribus: Dalbergieae
Genus: Zygocarpum
Species: Z. coeruleum – Z. dhofarense – Z. gillettii – Z. rectangulare – Z. somalense – Z. yemenense

Zygocarpum Thulin & Lavin Syst. Bot. 26(2): 308. (2001)

Type species: Non designatus

Native distribution areas:

Continental: Asia-Temperate
Regional: Arabian Peninsula
Oman, Socotra, Yemen
Continental: Africa
Regional: Eastern Africa

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

Thulin, M. & Lavin, M. 2001. Phylogeny and biogeography of the Ormocarpum group (Fabaceae): a new genus Zygocarpum from the Horn of Africa region. Systematic Botany 26(2): 299-317. DOI: 10.1043/0363-6445-26.2.299 Reference page.


International Plant Names Index. 2016. Zygocarpum. Published online. Accessed: Mar. 13 2016.
The Plant List 2013. Zygocarpum in The Plant List Version 1.1. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2016 Mar. 13. All species unresolved.
Tropicos.org 2016. Zygocarpum. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2016 Mar. 13.

Zygocarpum is a genus of flowering plants in the family Fabaceae, and was recently assigned to the informal monophyletic Dalbergia clade of the Dalbergieae.[2][3] A dichotomous key of the species of Zygocarpum has been published.[1]

Thulin M, Lavin M (2001). "Phylogeny and Biogeography of the Ormocarpum Group (Fabaceae): A New Genus Zygocarpum from the Horn of Africa Region". Syst Bot. 26 (2): 299–317. JSTOR 2666709.
Lavin M, Pennington RT, Klitgaard BB, Sprent JI, de Lima HC, Gasson PE (2001). "The dalbergioid legumes (Fabaceae): delimitation of a pantropical monophyletic clade". Am J Bot. 88 (3): 503–33. doi:10.2307/2657116. JSTOR 2657116. PMID 11250829.
Cardoso D, Pennington RT, de Queiroz LP, Boatwright JS, Van Wyk BE, Wojciechowskie MF, Lavin M (2013). "Reconstructing the deep-branching relationships of the papilionoid legumes". S Afr J Bot. 89: 58–75. doi:10.1016/j.sajb.2013.05.001.

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