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Taxon: Pithecellobium trapezifolium (Vahl) Benth.

Synonym of Abarema jupunba (Willd.) Britton & Killip var. trapezifolia (Vahl) Barneby & J. W. Grimes

Genus: Pithecellobium
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
Subfamily: Caesalpinioideae
Tribe: Ingeae
Nomen number: 28715
Place of publication: London J. Bot. 2:142. 1843
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 30-Jun-1997 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System


  1. 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):69.
  2. Britton, N. L. & J. N. Rose. 1928. Mimosaceae. North American flora 23(1):27. Note: = Jupunba jupunba (Willd.) Britton & Rose
  3. Macbride, J. F. et al., eds. 1936-. Flora of Peru Note: = Pithecellobium jupunba (Willd.) Urb.
  4. Nielsen, I. C. 1981. Tribe 5. Ingeae Benth.. Advances in legume systematics. 1:180. Note: lists A. trapezifolium (Vahl) Pittier as type of Abarema
  5. Pulle, A. A. et al., eds. 1932-. Flora of Suriname. Note: = Pithecellobium jupunba (Willd.) Urb.

Check other web resources for Pithecellobium trapezifolium (Vahl) Benth. :

  • ILDIS: International Legume Database & Information Service
  • 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.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2020. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=28715. Accessed 19 February 2020.