Gleditsia triacanthos L.

First published in Sp. Pl.: 1056 (1753)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is W. Central & E. U.S.A. to Mexico (NW. Nuevo León, Tamaulipas). It is a shrub or tree and grows primarily in the temperate biome.

Descriptions

International Legume Database and Information Service

Conservation
Not Threatened
Ecology
Africa: Cultivated
Morphology General Habit
Perennial, Not climbing, Tree
Vernacular
Acacia De Tres Puas, Acacia Negra, Algarroba Turca, Common Honey-Locust, Fevier Epineux, Gledichiya Obyknovennaya, Gledichiya Tryokhkolyuchkovaya, Gleditschie, Honey Locust, Honey-chuck, Honey-locust, Iglicznia, Sheitan-agadzhy, Spino Di Cristo, Sweet Loc
[ILDIS]

Leguminosae, J. B. Gillett, R. M. Polhill & B. Verdcourt. Flora of Tropical East Africa. 1971

Morphology General Habit
It is very similar to the last (Gleditsia triacanthos) and, like that, has branched spines; its pods, however, are 20–40 cm. long.
[FTEA]

International Legume Database and Information Service

Conservation
Indeterminate
Morphology General Habit
Perennial, Not climbing, Tree
[ILDIS]

Uses

Use
Chemical products, Environmental, Food and Drink, Forage, Medicine, Miscellaneous, Wood
[ILDIS]

Common Names

English
Golden Honey Locust, Honey Locust, Variegated Honey Locust

Sources

  • Flora of Tropical East Africa

    • Flora of Tropical East Africa
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  • International Legume Database and Information Service

    • International Legume Database and Information Service (ILDIS) V10.39 Nov 2011
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Living Collection Database

    • Common Names from Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew Living Collection https://www.kew.org/
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Science Photographs

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