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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: Moullava
Species: M. digyna – M. spicata – M. tortuosa – M. welwitschiana

Moullava Adans., 1763

Almeloveenia Dennst.
Cinclidocarpus Zoll. & Moritzi
Wagatea Dalzell

Native distribution areas:

Continental:Tropical Africa, Tropical & Subtropical Asia
Angola, Assam, Bangladesh, Borneo, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Central African Repu, China South-Central, East Himalaya, Gabon, Gulf of Guinea Is., Hainan, India, Jawa, Laos, Lesser Sunda Is., Malaya, Myanmar, Nepal, Rwanda, Sri Lanka, Sumatera, Tanzania, Thailand, Uganda, Vietnam, Zambia, Zaïre

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

Adanson, M. 1763. Familles des Plantes. II. partie. (24) + 640 pp. Paris: Vincent. BHL Reference page. : 2: 318.


Govaerts, R. et al. 2020. Moullava 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 21. Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2019. Moullava. Published online. Accessed: Jul 21 2019. 2019. Moullava. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2019 Jul 21.
Hassler, M. Jul. Moullava. 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 21 {{{3}}}. Reference page.

Vernacular names

Moullava is a genus of flowering plants in the legume family, Fabaceae. It belongs to the subfamily Caesalpinioideae.

Moullava comprises the following species:[1]

Moullava digyna (Rottl.) E.Gagnon & G.P.Lewis—Teri pod
Moullava spicata (Dalzell) Nicolson
Moullava tortuosa (Roxb.) E.Gagnon & G.P.Lewis
Moullava welwitschiana (Oliv.) E.Gagnon & G.P.Lewis


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.

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