1. Family: Fabaceae Lindl.
    1. Pseudosamanea Harms

      1. This genus is accepted, and is native to Southern America and Northern America..

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    Legumes of the World. Edited by G. Lewis, B. Schrire, B. MacKinder & M. Lock. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. (2005)

    Habit
    Trees
    Ecology
    Seasonally dry tropics: P. guachapele (Kunth) Harms occurs in drought-deciduous woodland to 1000 m, P. cubana (Britton & Rose) Barneby & J.W.Grimes in wooded grassland (palm-savanna) and along water courses below 50 m
    Distribution
    one endemic to Cuba, the other widespread from SW Mexico to NE Peru
    Note
    Considered a good genus by Barneby & Grimes (1996) and placed in their 'Samanea-alliance'
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    Use
    Pseudosamanea guachapele (guachapele, frijolillo) is used for timber in shipbuilding (planking, ribs, decking), railway sleepers, general construction, flooring, decorative veneers and furniture, and as livestock fodder

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Belize, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Nicaragua, Panamá, Venezuela

    Pseudosamanea Harms appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 11: 54 (1930)

    Accepted by

    • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.

    Not accepted by

    • de Lourdes Rico Acra, M., Gale, S.L. & Maxted, N. (2008). A taxonomic study of Albizia (Leguminosae: Mimosoideae: Ingeae) in Mexico and Central America Anales del Jardin Botanico de Madrid 65: 255-305. [Cited as Albizia.]

    Sources

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. 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 2019. 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

    Legumes of the World Online
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0