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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: Ormocarpopsis
Species: O. aspera – O. calcicola – O. itremoensis – O. mandrarensis – O. nitida – O. parvifolia – O. tulearensis

Ormocarpopsis R.Vig. Notul. Syst. (Paris) 14(3): 170. (1951)

Type species: Ormocarpopsis calcicola R.Vig. Notul. Syst. (Paris) 14(3): 170–171. (1951)


Peltiera Du Puy & Labat Adansonia, série 3, 19(1): 88. (1997)


Viguier, R. 1951. Notulae Systematicae. Herbier du Museum de Paris 14(3): 170. BHL
International Plant Names Index. 2016. Ormocarpopsis. Published online. Accessed: Mar. 13 2016.
Thulin, M.,Phillipson, P.B. & Lavin, M., 2013. Peltiera (Fabaceae), the coming and going of an “extinct” genus in Madagascar. Adansonia 35(1): 61-71. DOI: 10.5252/a2013n1a6 Reference page. 2016. Ormocarpopsis. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2016 Mar. 13.

Ormocarpopsis is a genus of legume in the family Fabaceae, and was recently assigned to the informal monophyletic Dalbergia clade of the Dalbergieae.[1][2] It contains the following species:[3][4][5][6]

Ormocarpopsis aspera R. Viguier
Ormocarpopsis calcicola R. Viguier
Ormocarpopsis itremoensis Du Puy & Labat
Ormocarpopsis mandrarensis Dumaz-le-Grand
Ormocarpopsis nitida (Du Puy & Labat) Thulin & Lavin
Ormocarpopsis parvifolia Dumaz-le-Grand
Ormocarpopsis tulearensis Du Puy & Labat


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.
Thulin M, Phillipson PB, Lavin M (2013). "Peltiera (Fabaceae), the coming and going of an "extinct" genus in Madagascar". Adansonia. 35 (1): 61–71. doi:10.5252/a2013n1a6.
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.
"ILDIS LegumeWeb entry for Ormocarpopsis". International Legume Database & Information Service. Cardiff School of Computer Science & Informatics. Retrieved 7 February 2014.
USDA; ARS; National Genetic Resources Program. "GRIN species records of Ormocarpopsis". Germplasm Resources Information Network—(GRIN) [Online Database]. National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. Retrieved 7 February 2014.

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