Revista mexicana de biodiversidad
versión On-line ISSN 2007-8706
MARTINEZ-BERNAL, Angélica; DUNO-DE STEFANO, Rodrigo y LORENA-CAN, Lilia. The genera Cajanus and Rhynchosia (Leguminosae, Papilionoideae, Phaseoleae, Cajaninae) in the Yucatán Peninsula, Mexico. Rev. Mex. Biodiv. [online]. 2011, vol.82, n.4, pp. 1098-1107. ISSN 2007-8706.
An overview of the genera Cajanus DC. and Rhynchosia Lour. (subfamily Papilionoideae, tribe Phaseoleae, subtribe Cajaninae) in the Yucatan Peninsula is presented. In this region, the genus Cajanus includes 1 introduced species whereas Rhynchosia includes 6 native species. A key to the genus and the species known for the area is included as well as information about the ecology, phenology, common names and uses of each species.
Palabras llave : Fabaceae; flora; Mesoamerica; Yucatán Peninsula Biotic Province.