1. Family: Fabaceae Lindl.
    1. Havardia Small

      1. This genus is accepted, and its native range is Texas to Venezuela.

    [LOWO]

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

    Habit
    Trees
    Ecology
    Warm temperate and seasonally dry tropical woodland, wooded grassland and desert thorn scrub, mostly below 450 m
    Distribution
    Mexico, Texas and C America
    Note
    Placed in the 'Pithecellobium-alliance' of Barneby & Grimes (1996)
    [LOWO]
    Use
    Havardia pallens (Benth.) Britton & Rose (tenaza, huajillo) is used for wood (turnery, utensils), livestock fodder, revegetation, bee forage and as an ornamental

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Belize, Colombia, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Nicaragua, Texas, Venezuela

    Introduced into:

    Netherlands Antilles

    Havardia Small appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Bull. New York Bot. Gard. 2: 91 (1901)

    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