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Abarema

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Abarema is a neotropical genus of large trees in the family (Fabaceae). They grow from Mexico (Abarema idiopoda) to Bolivia. Most of the species can be found in the Amazon Basin and the Guyana Highlands. They have a deep-green fernlike foliage, with bipinnately compound leaves.

Species

Following the 1996 revision, there are currently about 45 species. In older works, the entire genus is usually included within Pithecellobium.[1]

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Footnotes

  1. ^ Barneby & Grimes (1996), ILDIS (2005)

References

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  • Barneby, R.C. & Grimes, J.W. (1996): Silk Tree, Guanacaste, Monkey's Earring: A generic system for the synandrous Mimosaceae of the Americas. Part I. Abarema, Albizia, and Allies. Memoirs of the New York Botanical Garden 74(1): 1–292. ISBN 0-89327-395-3
  • International Legume Database & Information Service (ILDIS) (2005): Genus Abarema. Version 10.01, November 2005. Retrieved 2008-MAR-31.
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Abarema: Brief Summary

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Abarema is a neotropical genus of large trees in the family (Fabaceae). They grow from Mexico (Abarema idiopoda) to Bolivia. Most of the species can be found in the Amazon Basin and the Guyana Highlands. They have a deep-green fernlike foliage, with bipinnately compound leaves.

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