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This species is accepted, and its native range is Mexico (Veracruz) to Honduras.

[ILDIS]

International Legume Database and Information Service

Morphology General Habit
Perennial, Not climbing, Tree
Vernacular
Chalip, Guaje, Wild Tamarind

[ILDIS]
Use
Food and Drink

Native to:

Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico Gulf

Introduced into:

Dominican Republic, New Guinea

Leucaena × spontanea C.E.Hughes & S.A.Harris appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Dec 1, 1996 Hughes, C.E. [1874], Veracruz K000527961 isotype
Dec 1, 1996 Hughes, C.E. [1874], Veracruz K000527962 isotype

First published in Pl. Syst. Evol. 212: 70 (1998)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R., Nic Lughadha, E., Black, N., Turner, R. & Paton, A. (2021). The World Checklist of Vascular Plants, a continuously updated resource for exploring global plant diversity. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41597-021-00997-6 Scientific Data 8: 215.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Nelson Sutherland, C.H. (2008). Catálogo de las plantes vasculares de Honduras. Espermatofitas: 1-1576. SERNA/Guaymuras, Tegucigalpa, Honduras.

International Legume Database and Information Service

  • Hughes, C. (1998). Syst. Bot. Monographs 55. Monograph of Leucaena

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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International Legume Database and Information Service
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