Author: Jan Scholten
Caesalpinioideae: 170 genera; 2000 species, cosmopolitan.
In most classifcations Fabaceae is treated as one family. It is one of the biggest families with about 20000 species.
Ceasalpinoideaeais one of the three subfamilies of Fabaceae, together with Mimosoideae and Faboideae. Ceasalpinoideae has a position between Mimosoideae and Faboideae. The flowers are sometimes radial, sometimes zygomorphic. The leaves are pinnately compound.
In the Plant theory Mimosoideae, Ceasalpinoideae and Faboideae will be treated separately. Ceasalpinoideae is placed in Subphase 4.
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