Baru Dipteryx alata, copyright Mauricio Mercadante.

Belongs within: Papilionoideae.

The Dipterygeae are a Neotropical group of woody leguminous plants bearing flowers with a two-lipped calyx in which the two upper lobes are much enlarged and the three lower lobes are reduced to small teeth (Cardoso et al. 2013).

<==Dipterygeae CP13
    |--Monopteryx inpae CP13
    `--+--Taralea CP13
       |    |--T. cordata CP13
       |    |--T. oppositifolia CP13
       |    `--T. rigida CP13
       `--+--Pterodon CP13
          |    |--P. abruptus CP13
          |    `--+--P. emarginatus CP13
          |       `--P. pubescens CP13
          `--Dipteryx CP13
               |  i. s.: D. panamensis DL99
               |--D. magnifica CP13
               |--D. odorata CP13
               |--D. oleifera CP13
               |--D. polyphylla CP13
               |--D. rosea CP13
               `--+--D. alata CP13
                  `--D. punctata CP13

*Type species of generic name indicated


[CP13] Cardoso, D., R. T. Pennington, L. P. de Queiroz, J. S. Boatwright, B.-E. Van Wyk, M. F. Wojciechowski & M. Lavin. 2013. Reconstructing the deep-branching relationships of the papilionoid legumes. South African Journal of Botany 89: 58–75.

[DL99] Dyer, L. A., & D. K. Letourneau. 1999. Relative strengths of top-down and bottom-up forces in a tropical forest community. Oecologia 119: 265–274.

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