Anales del Jardín Botánico de Madrid, Vol 62, No 2 (2005)

El género Macroptilium (Benth.) Urb. (Leguminosae) en Cuba


https://doi.org/10.3989/ajbm.2005.v62.i2.21

Ángela Beyra Matos
Centro de Investigaciones de Medio Ambiente de Camagüey (CIMAC), Ministerio de Ciencia, Tecnología y Medio Ambiente, Cuba

Grisel Reyes Artiles
Centro de Investigaciones de Medio Ambiente de Camagüey (CIMAC), Ministerio de Ciencia, Tecnología y Medio Ambiente, Cuba

Abstract


We present a preliminary synopsis of the Cuban species of Macroptilium (Benth.) Urb. that includes keys, descriptions, illustrations, chromosome numbers, palinology, phenology, ecology, distribution maps, notes on chemical composition and ethnobotany for each of the four species known for Cuba. We also discuss on the diagnostic characters of the genus and the species present in the Cuban flora.

Keywords


Cuba; Leguminosae; Macroptilium; Papilionoideae; Phaseoleae; Phaseolinae; taxonomy

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