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Revision of Leptosema (Fabaceae: Mirbelieae)

Crisp, Michael


Leptosema has 13 species with pea-flowers modified for bird-pollination. It is endemic to Australia, being distributed widely in the west, centre, north and north-east of the continent. This paper is a monograph of the genus. Updated cladistic and biogeographic analyses are presented and, based on the former, a new classification is formalised. Taxa described as new are Leptosema sect. Leptosema, L. ser. Callipetalum, L. cervicorne Crisp, L. chapmanii Crisp, L. villosum Crisp, L. sect. Oolobium...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 1999
Type: Journal article
Source: Australian Systematic Botany


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