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

Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Rosids
Order: Fabales
Family: Fabaceae
Tribe: Caesalpinieae
Genus: Biancaea
(Tod. 1860) E. Gagnon & G. P. Lewis 2016
Type species
Biancaea decapetala
(Roth) Deg.

See text

  • Caesalpinia sect. Sappania DC. 1825
  • Campecia Adans. 1763, nom. rejec.


Biancaea comprises the following species:[2]


  1. ^ 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.
  2. ^ a b 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.

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