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Abarema asplenifolia (Griseb.) Barneby & J. W. Grimes

Comprehensive Description

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Jupunba asplenifoha (Griseb.) Britton & Rose
Pithecolobium as plenifolium Griseb. Cat. PI. Cub. 83. 1866. Feuilleea asplenifoHa Kuntze, Rev. Gen. PI. 187. 1891.
Twigs puberulent or glabrous. Leaves nearly glabrous; pinnae 2-4 pairs, with a depressed gland between each pair; leaflets 6-12 pairs, oblong to oval or oblong-obovate, coriaceous, shining, 10-16 mm. long, dark green above, pale and sparingly pubescent beneath, pinnately fewveined, the apex obtuse, the base narrowed; peduncles elongated; flowers glabrate, pedicelled, short-racemose; pedicels about 4 mm. long; calyx about 4 mm. long; corolla about twice as long as the calyx; stamen-tube included; legume circinate, glabrous, about 7 cm. long, 6-8 mm. wide, its margins subsinuate.
Type locality: Western Cuba.
Distribution: Known only from the type locality.
bibliographic citation
Nathaniel Lord Britton and Joseph Nelson Rose. 1928. (ROSALES); MIMOSACEAE. North American flora. vol 23(1). New York Botanical Garden, New York, NY
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