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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: Desmodieae
Subtribus: Desmodiinae
Genus: Nephrodesmus
Species: N. albus – N. ferrugineus – N. francii – N. hochreutineri – N. macrobotryosus – N. parvifolius – . sericeus

Nephrodesmus Schindl. Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 54: 66. (1916)

Type species: Nephrodesmus albus Schindl. Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 54: 67. (1916)


Schindler, A.K. 1916. Botanische Jahrbücher für Systematik, Pflanzengeschichte und Pflanzengeographie 54: 66. BHL
International Plant Names Index. 2916. Nephrodesmus. Published online. Accessed: Mar. 14 2916. 2016. Nephrodesmus. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2016 Mar. 14.

Nephrodesmus is a genus of flowering plants in the legume family, Fabaceae. It belongs to the subfamily Faboideae. It contains c. 5 species, all endemic to New Caledonia.[1] Its closest relatives is Arthroclianthus, also endemic to New Caledonia[2] and their distinction has been challenged.[3]

Morat, P., T. Jaffré, F. Tronchet, J. Munzinger, Y. Pillon, J. M. Veillon, and M. Chalopin (2012). The taxonomic reference base Florical and characteristics of the native vascular flora of New Caledonia. Adansonia 34 (2): 179–221.
Egan, Ashley N., Mohammad Vatanparast, and William Cagle. (2016) Parsing Polyphyletic Pueraria: Delimiting Distinct Evolutionary Lineages through Phylogeny.” Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 104: 44–59. doi:10.1016/j.ympev.2016.08.001.
Jabbour, F., Gaudeul, M., Lambourdière, J., Ramstein, G., Hassanin, A., Labat, J. N., & Sarthou, C. (2018). Phylogeny, biogeography and character evolution in the tribe Desmodieae (Fabaceae: Papilionoideae), with special emphasis on the New Caledonian endemic genera. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 118:108-121

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