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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: Caesalpinieae
Genus: Burkea
Species: B. africana

Burkea Hook., Icon. Pl. 1843
Primary references

Hooker, W.J. (ed.) 1843. Icones Plantarum; or figures, with brief descriptive characters and remarks, of new or rare plants, selected from the author's herbarium. Vol. VI [= Vol. II, new series.] Tt. DI–DC. Hippolyte Baillière, London. BHL Reference page.


Govaerts, R. et al. 2019. Burkea in Kew Science Plants of the World online. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2019 November 11. Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2019. Burkea. Published online. Accessed: November 11 2019. 2019. Burkea. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2019 November 11.

Vernacular names

Burkea is a genus of flowering plants in the legume family Fabaceae, and its subfamily Caesalpinioideae.

The genus contains two species:[2]

Burkea africana Hook.
Burkea caperangau Baill.


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.
"Burkea". The Plant List (2013). Version 1.1. Retrieved 9 May 2016.

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