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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: Haematoxylum
Species: H. brasiletto – H. calakmulense – H. campechianum – H. dinteri – H. sousanum
Source(s) of checklist:

Haematoxylum L., 1753

Type species: Haematoxylum campechianum L.


Cymbosepalum Baker

Native distribution areas:

Continental: Mexico to Colombia, Namibia

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

Linnaeus, C. 1753. Species plantarum, exhibentes plantas rite cognitas, ad genera relatas, cum differentiis specificis, nominibus trivialibus, synonymis selectis, locis natalibus, secundum systema sexuale digestas. Tomus I. Pp. [I–XII], 1–560. Impensis Laurentii Salvii, Holmiae [Stockholm]. BHL Reference page. : 384.


Govaerts, R. et al. 2020. Haematoxylum in Kew Science Plants of the World online. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2020 Jul 20. Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2019. Haematoxylum. Published online. Accessed: Jul 20 2019. 2019. Haematoxylum. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2019 Jul 20 {{{3}}}.
Hassler, M. Jul. Haematoxylum. World Plants: Synonymic Checklists of the Vascular Plants of the World In: Roskovh, Y., Abucay, L., Orrell, T., Nicolson, D., Bailly, N., Kirk, P., Bourgoin, T., DeWalt, R.E., Decock, W., De Wever, A., Nieukerken, E. van, Zarucchi, J. & Penev, L., eds. Jul. Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life. Published on the internet. Accessed: Jul 20 3 . Reference page.

Vernacular names

Haematoxylum is a genus of flowering plants in the legume family, Fabaceae, subfamily Caesalpinioideae[1] and the tribe Caesalpinieae.[2]

Haematoxylum comprises the following species:[2][3][4]

Haematoxylum brasiletto H.Karst.—Palo Brasil, Brazilette, Peachwood (Mexico, Central America, Colombia)
Haematoxylum calakmulense Cruz Durán & M. Sousa
Haematoxylum campechianum L.—Logwood (Southern Mexico, Northern Central America)
Haematoxylum dinteri Harms
Haematoxylum sousanum Cruz Durán & J. Jiménez Ram.


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.
Gagnon E, Bruneau A, Hughes CE, de Queiroz LP, Lewis GP (2016). "A new generic system for the pantropical Caesalpinia group (Leguminosae)". PhytoKeys (71): 1–160. doi:10.3897/phytokeys.71.9203. PMC 5558824. PMID 28814915.
"Species Records of Haematoxylum". Germplasm Resources Information Network. United States Department of Agriculture. Archived from the original on 2008-10-15. Retrieved 2008-07-05.
Durán RC, Sousa SM (2014). "Haematoxylum calakmulense (Leguminosae, Caesalpinioideae), una nueva especie mesoamericana" [Haematoxylum calakmulense (Leguminosae, Caesalpinioideae), a new Mesoamerican species]. Novon. 23 (1): 31–36. doi:10.3417/2011106. S2CID 85111058.

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