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This species is accepted, and its native range is Mexico.

[ILDIS]

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Conservation
Not Threatened
Morphology General Habit
Perennial, Not climbing, Shrub/Tree
Vernacular
Carne De Venado, Guaje, Guaje Colorado, Guaje Grande, Guaje Mihuateco, Guaje Rojo, Guashe, Guashi

[ILDIS]
Use
Environmental, Food and Drink

Native to:

Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest

Introduced into:

Senegal

Leucaena esculenta (Moc. & Sessé ex DC.) Benth. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Feb 1, 2000 Pringle, C.G. [4534], Jalisco K000527953 isotype
Feb 1, 2000 MACQUEEN, D.J. [434], Mexico K000563769
Feb 1, 2000 MACQUEEN, D.J. [148], Mexico K000563771
Feb 1, 2000 Langlassé, E. [863], Mexico K000563759
Feb 1, 2000 Sousa, M. [5787], Mexico K000563761
Feb 1, 2000 Sousa, M. [4602], Mexico K000563762
Feb 1, 2000 Salinas T., A. [7215], Mexico K000563764
Feb 1, 2000 MACQUEEN, D.J. [224], Mexico K000563770
Feb 1, 2000 Mexia, Y. [8820], Mexico K000563758
Feb 1, 2000 Palmer, E. [634], Mexico K000478614
Feb 1, 2000 McCarter, P.S. [70], Mexico K000563772
Jan 1, 2000 Hinton, G.B. [7417], Mexico K000297021
Jan 1, 2000 Hinton, G.B. [5745], Mexico K000297018
Jan 1, 2000 Hinton, G.B. [1965], Mexico K000297022
Jan 1, 2000 Hinton, G.B. [13371], Mexico K000297016
Jan 1, 2000 Hinton, G.B. [2349], Mexico K000297020
Jan 1, 2000 Hinton, G.B. [5745], Mexico K000297019
Jan 1, 2000 Hinton, G.B. [13371], Mexico K000297017
Jun 1, 1995 Terán, F. [409], Mexico K000563760
Reyes, M. [s.n.], Mexico K000563763

First published in Trans. Linn. Soc. London 30: 442 (1875)

Accepted by

  • Berhaut, J. (1975). Flore illustrée du Sénégal 4: 1-625. Gouvernement du Sénégal, Ministère du développement rural direction des eaux et forêta, Dakar.
  • Garcia-Mendoza, A.J. & Meave, J.A. (eds.) (2012). Diversidad florística de Oaxaca: de musgos a angiospermas (colecciones y listas de especies), ed. 2: 1-351. Instituto de Biología, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México.
  • Lock, J.M. (1989). Legumes of Africa a check-list: 1-619. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • López Patiño, E.J., Szeszko, D.R., Rascala Pérez, J. & Beltrán Retis, A.S. (2012). The flora of the Tenacingo-Malinalco-Zumpahuacán protected natural area, state of Mexico, Mexico Harvard Papers in Botany 17: 65-167.
  • Villaseñor, J.L. (2016). Checklist of the native vascular plants of Mexico Revista Mexicana de Biodiversidad 87: 559-902.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Berhaut, J. (1975). Flore illustrée du Sénégal 4: 1-625. Gouvernement du Sénégal, Ministère du développement rural direction des eaux et forêta, Dakar.
  • Garcia-Mendoza, A.J. & Meave, J.A. (eds.) (2012). Diversidad florística de Oaxaca: de musgos a angiospermas (colecciones y listas de especies), ed. 2: 1-351. Instituto de Biología, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México.
  • López Patiño, E.J., Szeszko, D.R., Rascala Pérez, J. & Beltrán Retis, A.S. (2012). The flora of the Tenacingo-Malinalco-Zumpahuacán protected natural area, state of Mexico, Mexico Harvard Papers in Botany 17: 65-167.
  • 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

  • Berhaut, J. (1956). Flore du Senegal
  • Hughes, C. (1998). Syst. Bot. Monographs 55. Monograph of Leucaena
  • Hughes, C. E. (1998). Tropical Forestry Papers 37. Leucaena. Genetic Res. Handbook
  • McVaugh, R. (1987). Flora Novo-Galiciana 5:1-786. Leguminosae

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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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/
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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