Ticanto nuga

Comprehensive Description

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Ticanto nuga (L.) Medic. Theod. 52. 1786
Guilandina Nuga L. Sp. PI. ed. 2, 546. 1762. Caesalpinia Nuga Ait. Hort. Kew, ed. 2, 3: 32. 1811.
Stems slender, climbing or trailing, sometimes 20 m. long or longer, the branches flexuous. Leaves large, up to 3 or 4 dm, long, the rachis armed with small prickles; pitmae 4-8, distant; leaflets 4-6, ovate to oblong, subchartaceous, acute or obtuse, 2,5-5 cm, long, reticulateveined; racemes axillary and in terminal panicles, many-flowered, 10-20 cm, long; pedicels 6-8 mm. long, spreading or ascending, jointed under the flower; calyx-lobes about 6 mm. long; petals a
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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