The PEDIGREE of
Family Fabaceae (Legumes)

 
     aka Leguminosae, Papilionaceae; ('Children' listed in order of cladistic closeness to Faboideae & Caesalpinioideae); (Fabaceae is the 3rd largest family of plants; Legumes were cultivated by NEOLITHIC civilizations)

 "Child(ren)":       Subfamily Faboideae   ;   Subfamily Caesalpinioideae (Peacock flowers)   ;   Dialioideae (17 genera : 85 species)   ;   Duparquetioideae (1 species)   ;   Detarioideae (tamarind etc. :: 84 genera : 760 species)   ;   Cercidoideae (redbuds : Marama bean : etc. :: 12 genera : 335 species)   ;   730 genera (20000 species) altogether
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/-- Empire of Archaeplastida   +====> [ 57]
/-- Superkingdom of Metabionta
/-- Kingdom of Viridiplantae (Green Plants)
/-- Subkingdom of Streptophyta (Land plants)
/-- Branch of Stomatophytes  (475 M BC)
/-- Infrakingdom of Tracheophytes (Vascular Plants)
/-- Subphylum Euphyllophytina (Ferns & Seed Plants)
/-- Superdivision of Spermatophytes (Seed Plants)
/-- Division of Magnoliophyta (Flowering Plants)
/-- Subdivision of Mesangiospermae
/   | OR: prob. not Class Magnoliopsida   +====> [ 67]
/-- Cohort of Eudicots
/-- Infracohort Pentapetalae
/-- Subclass Rosidae
/-- Superorder Fabidae
/-- Order Fabales
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- Family Fabaceae (Legumes)
 


  ``Grandchildren:''       Tribe Aeschynomeneae   ;   Clade of Inverted repeat-lacking Legumes   ;   Tribe Phaseoleae
 
  ``5-Great Grandchild:''       Spotted Locoweed
 

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