Summary cladogram based on maximum parsimony analyses of 29 morphological characters of the Pithecellobium clade (one of two trees resulting, the second involves differences in the internal topology of Painteria) from Barneby and Grimes (1996). Five genera were then recognised: Ebenopsis Britton & Rose (3 species), Havardia Small (5), Painteria Britton & Rose (3), Pithecellobium Mart. (19) and Sphinga Barneby & J. W. Grimes (3).

  Part of: Tamayo-Cen I, Torke BM, López Contreras JE, Carnevali Fernández-Concha G, Ramírez Morillo I, Can Itza LL, Duno de Stefano R (2022) Revisiting the phylogeny and taxonomy of the Pithecellobium clade (Leguminosae, Caesalpinioideae) with new generic circumscriptions. In: Hughes CE, de Queiroz LP, Lewis GP (Eds) Advances in Legume Systematics 14. Classification of Caesalpinioideae Part 1: New generic delimitations. PhytoKeys 205: 279-298.