Plant Genera


Gleditsia

Family Code: FABACE
Genus Code: GLEDI
Genus CN: locust
Genus Authority: L.
Genus Summary: A genus of 13-16 species, trees (and a shrub), scattered relictually in the Old and New Worlds, related to Gymnocladus.
Genus Identification: Identification notes: The hybrid Gleditsia texana Sargent (pro sp.) [G. aquatica triacanthos] occurs occasionally in the area of range overlap of its parents. It is intermediate (but variably so) between its parents.
Genus References: Isely (1975)=Z; Robertson & Lee (1976)=Y; Isely (1998)=I; Isely (1990)=SE; Schnabel & Wendel (1998).
Last Updated: 2019-11-29
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