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Project Name Data (Last Modified On 11/26/2012)

Flora Data (Last Modified On 11/26/2012)
PlaceOfPublication Endl. Gen. Suppl. 2:97. 1842.
Description Large, unarmed trees. Leaves once-pinnate; petiole and rachis eglandular; leaflets a few pairs, moderately large; stipules conspicuous, caducous. Inflorescence of several to many condensed racemes clustered on older branches. Flowers con- spicuous, prominently pedicellate; calyx 4-parted, polysepalous above the short receptacular base, strongly imbricate; petals 3, imbricate, the uppermost smaller and obscured; stamens 10, diadelphous by basal fusion of (9) filaments, the fila- ments free above; anthers versatile, longitudinally dehiscent; ovary free from the calyx; style expanded or clavate apically. Legume flattened, winged along upper suture, indehiscent.
Habit trees
Distribution Northern Central America and Amazonia.
Note A single species is found in Panama, sometimes cultivated but according to Paul H. Allen definitely indigenous to the Madden Lake forests.
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