Leucaena Benth.

First published in J. Bot. (Hooker) 4: 416 (1842), nom. cons.
This genus is accepted
The native range of this genus is S. Central U.S.A. to Venezuela and Peru, Hispaniola.

Distribution

Native to:

Belize, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, New Mexico, Nicaragua, Panamá, Peru, Texas, Venezuela, Venezuelan Antilles

Introduced into:

Algeria, Andaman Is., Angola, Argentina Northwest, Aruba, Ascension, Assam, Bahamas, Bangladesh, Benin, Bermuda, Bismarck Archipelago, Bolivia, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Burkina, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canary Is., Cape Provinces, Cape Verde, Caroline Is., Cayman Is., Central African Repu, Chad, Chagos Archipelago, China South-Central, China Southeast, Christmas I., Cocos (Keeling) Is., Comoros, Congo, Cook Is., Cuba, Cyprus, Djibouti, East Himalaya, Easter Is., Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Fiji, Florida, French Guiana, Galápagos, Gambia, Ghana, Gilbert Is., Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Gulf of Guinea Is., Guyana, Hainan, Hawaii, India, Iraq, Ivory Coast, Jamaica, Jawa, Kazan-retto, Kenya, KwaZulu-Natal, Laos, Lebanon-Syria, Leeward Is., Lesser Sunda Is., Liberia, Line Is., Madagascar, Madeira, Malawi, Malaya, Maldives, Mali, Marianas, Marquesas, Marshall Is., Mauritania, Mauritius, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nansei-shoto, Nauru, Nepal, Netherlands Antilles, New Caledonia, New Guinea, New South Wales, Nicobar Is., Niger, Nigeria, Niue, Northern Provinces, Northern Territory, Ogasawara-shoto, Oman, Pakistan, Palestine, Philippines, Phoenix Is., Pitcairn Is., Portugal, Puerto Rico, Queensland, Rodrigues, Rwanda, Réunion, Samoa, Senegal, Seychelles, Sicilia, Sierra Leone, Society Is., Solomon Is., Somalia, South China Sea, Southwest Caribbean, Spain, Sri Lanka, St.Helena, Sudan, Suriname, Swaziland, Taiwan, Tanzania, Thailand, Togo, Tonga, Trinidad-Tobago, Tuamotu, Tubuai Is., Tunisia, Turks-Caicos Is., Uganda, Vanuatu, Vietnam, Wake I., Wallis-Futuna Is., West Himalaya, Western Australia, Windward Is., Yemen, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Classification

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POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Govaerts, R., Nic Lughadha, E., Black, N., Turner, R. & Paton, A. (2021). The World Checklist of Vascular Plants, a continuously updated resource for exploring global plant diversity. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41597-021-00997-6. Scientific Data 8: 215.

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • Benth. in Trans. Linn. Soc. 30: 442 (1875).
  • —F.T.A. 2 337

Flora Zambesiaca

  • in Hook., Journ. Bot. 4: 416 (1842).

Flora of Somalia

  • Flora Somalia, Vol 1, (1993) Author: by M. Thulin [updated by M. Thulin 2008]

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • in Hook., Journ. Bot. 4: 416 (1842)

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Feb 1, 2000 MACQUEEN, D.J.; Contreras, J.L.; Lewis, G.; Nileshwar, A. [434] Mexico K000563769 Yes
Feb 1, 2000 Sousa, M.; Ramos, C.; Tellez, O.; Rico, L. [5787] Mexico K000563761 Yes
Feb 1, 2000 Hughes, C.E. [879] Mexico K000563798 Yes
Feb 1, 2000 Pringle, C.G. [4534] Mexico K000527953 Isotype Yes
Feb 1, 2000 Hughes, C.E. [1821] Mexico K000563800 Yes
Feb 1, 2000 Tenorio L., P.; Salinas T., A.; Dorado R., O. [9091] Mexico K000563757 Yes
Feb 1, 2000 Sousa, M. [4602] Mexico K000563762 Yes
Feb 1, 2000 Hughes, C.E. [1511] Mexico K000563797 Yes
Feb 1, 2000 Hughes, C.E. [1821] Mexico K000563801 Yes
Feb 1, 2000 Hughes, C.E. [879] Mexico K000563799 Yes
Jan 1, 1997 Hughes, C.E.; Harris, S.A.; Atkinson, R. [1625] Mexico K000563841 Yes
Jan 1, 1997 Hughes, C.E.; Harris, S.A.; Atkinson, R. [1625] Mexico K000563840 Yes
Dec 1, 1996 Hughes, C.E. [1869] Mexico K000563838 Yes
Sep 1, 1992 Hughes, C.E.; Contreras, J.L.; Lewis, G.P. [1572] Mexico K000563796 Yes
Nov 1, 1991 Hughes, C.E. [1522] Mexico K000527955 Type Yes
Nov 1, 1991 Hughes, C.E. [1522] Mexico K000527954 Isotype Yes
Nov 1, 1991 Hughes, C.E. [1523] Mexico K000563795 Yes
Zárate, S.; Pérez, N.; Silva M.R.; Zárate, R. [839] Mexico K000563837 Yes
Zárate, S.; Pérez, E. [877] Mexico K000563767 No
Zárate, S.; Pérez, E. [875] Mexico K000563768 No
Hughes, C.E.; Lewis, G.P. [1321] Mexico K:SPC-55225.000 No
Hughes, C.E. [1868] Mexico K000563839 Yes
Zárate, S.; Pérez, E. [876] Mexico K000563766 No
Reyes, M. [s.n.] Mexico K000563763 Yes
Zárate, S.; Pérez, E. [876] Mexico K000563765 No

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