What is another word for lycaeon?

3 synonyms found


[ lˈa͡ɪkiːˌɒn], [ lˈa‍ɪkiːˌɒn], [ l_ˈaɪ_k_iː__ˌɒ_n]

Synonyms for Lycaeon:

How to use "Lycaeon" in context?

Lycaeon is a genus of flowering plants in the legume family, Fabaceae. It is the only genus in the family. There are only two known species, Lycaeon argenteum and L. spicatum. The genus is endemic to South America.

Most species within this genus growing as annual vines, with some notable exceptions, including the two Southern Hemisphere species Lycaeon argenteum, a endemic to Argentina, Chile, Bolivia and Peru and L. spicatum, endemic to western Brazil.

The genus contains only 2 species and little is known about the biology of these species.

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