Taxonomic revision of amphiodon (Leguminosae, Papilionoideae, Brongniartieae)

Jose Eduardo Meireles, Ana Maria G Azevedo Tozzi

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The South-American genus Amphiodon Huber is reinstated and circumscribed to include a single species, A. effusus. The genus is segregated from Poecilanthe and is diagnosed by a vexillary stamen that is mostly adherent to the standard claw and a septate pod with seeds that are transversally arranged. Poecilanthe ovalifolia is synonymized with A. effusus. Description, illustration, and geographical distribution for A. effusus are provided.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1150-1153
Number of pages4
JournalSystematic Botany
Issue number4
StatePublished - Sep 7 2014


  • Amazonia
  • Fabaceae
  • Poecilanthe
  • South America

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