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This species is accepted, and its native range is S. Central U.S.A. to NE. Mexico.

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International Legume Database and Information Service

Conservation
Not Threatened
Morphology General Habit
Perennial, Not climbing, Shrub/Tree
Vernacular
Cafecillo, Golden-ball Lead Tree, Hiusache, Lead Tree, Little-leaf Lead Tree, Planta De Patro, Woohoo

Native to:

Mexico Northeast, New Mexico, Texas

Leucaena retusa Benth. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Wright, C. [171], Texas K000791040 lectotype
Wynd, F.L. [317], Mexico K000503337

First published in Smithsonian Contr. Knowl. 3(5): 64 (1852)

Accepted by

  • Allred, K.W. (2012). Flora Neomexicana, ed. 2, 1: 1-599. Range Science Herbarium, Las Cruces, New Mexico.
  • Isely, D. (1998). Native and Naturalized Leguminosae (Fabaceae) of the United States: 1-1007. Monte L. Bean Life Science Museum. Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah.
  • Villaseñor, J.L. (2016). Checklist of the native vascular plants of Mexico Revista Mexicana de Biodiversidad 87: 559-902.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Allred, K.W. (2012). Flora Neomexicana, ed. 2, 1: 1-599. Range Science Herbarium, Las Cruces, New Mexico.
  • Isely, D. (1998). Native and Naturalized Leguminosae (Fabaceae) of the United States: 1-1007. Monte L. Bean Life Science Museum. Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah.
  • Villaseñor, J.L. (2016). Checklist of the native vascular plants of Mexico Revista Mexicana de Biodiversidad 87: 559-902.

International Legume Database and Information Service

  • Hughes, C. (1998). Syst. Bot. Monographs 55. Monograph of Leucaena
  • Hughes, C. E. (1998). Tropical Forestry Papers 37. Leucaena. Genetic Res. Handbook

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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International Legume Database and Information Service (ILDIS) V10.39 Nov 2011
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Kew Backbone Distributions
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0