Albizzia malacocarpa

Comprehensive Description

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Albizzia malacocarpa Standley; Standley & Calderon, Fl. vSal. 96; hyponym. 1925.
A tree, up to 20 m. high, the twigs and leaves densely short-pubescent. Petioles 2-4 cm. long, bearing an orbicular cupulate gland; pinnae 7-14 pairs; leaflets 9-21 pairs, obUquely oblong, chartaceous, 5-6 mm. long, pubescent on both sides, paler beneath than above, the apex acute or acutish, the base roimded or subtruncate, the midvein excentric, the lateral venation obscure; inflorescence subcorymbose ; peduncles slender, pubescent, 3 cm. long or shorter; flowers capitate, densely puberulent; calyx narrowly obconic, about 2.5 mm. long; corolla rounded in the bud; legume -8-11 cm. long, about 2 cm. wide, densely puberulent, stipitate, narrowed at the base, at length dehiscent.
El Salvador, Panama and Colombia. Type from San Salvador, El Salvador, Calderon 2042, a fruiting specimen; description of flowers taken from Williams 952, Cana, Panama.
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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