Taxon: Lysiloma latisiliquum (L.) Benth.

 
Genus: Lysiloma
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
  Subfamily: Caesalpinioideae
      Tribe: Ingeae
Nomen number: 23008
Place of publication: Trans. Linn. Soc. London 30:534. 1875 "latisiliqua"
Name Verified on: 24-Jul-2001 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 08-Oct-2002
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Miami (MIA)
Accessions: 2 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard; Hortus 3)
  • Materials: tannin/dyestuff (fide Rico, pers. comm.)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Northern America

    • Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Florida
    • Southern Mexico: Mexico - Campeche, - Chiapas, - Quintana Roo, - Tabasco, - Yucatan
  • Southern America

    • Caribbean: Bahamas; Cuba; Haiti; Turks and Caicos Islands
    • Central America: Belize; Guatemala

  • Cultivated:

    . also cult.

References:

  • Webster's third new international dictionary. 1961 (Websters Dict)
  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & M. T. Strong Flora of the West Indies (on-line resource). (F WIndies Online)
  • Barneby, R. C. & J. W. Grimes 1996. Silk tree, guanacaste, monkey's earring: a generic system for the synandrous Mimosaceae of the Americas. Part I. Abarema, Albizia, and allies Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 74(1):260.
  • Barreto Valdéz, A. & G. P. Yakovlev 1987. Estudio taxonómico del género Lysiloma (Mimosaceae) en Cuba Acta Bot. Cub. 41:4.
  • Correll, D. S. & H. B. Correll Flora of the Bahama archipelago. 1982 (F Bahamas)
  • Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  • Isely, D. 1970. Legumes of the United States. V. Albizia, Lysiloma, Leucaena, Adenanthera, and rejected genera of Mimosoideae (Castanea) 35:250.
  • Isely, D. 1973. Leguminosae of the United States: I. Subfamily Mimosoideae Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 25(1):97.
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. 1976 (Hortus 3)
  • Long, R. W. & O. Lakela A flora of tropical Florida. 1971 (F TFla)
  • Rico, L. & T. Pennington 2012. Review of Fabaceae Neotropical Mimosoideae data for World Economic Plants, ed. 2 (pers. comm.)
  • Thompson, R. L. 1980. A revision of the genus Lysiloma (Leguminosae) (Ph.D.) (Southern Illinois University).

Synonyms:

Check other web resources for Lysiloma latisiliquum (L.) Benth. :

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • ILDIS: International Legume Database & Information Service
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.