Family:
Fabaceae Lindl.

Calliandra falcata Benth.

This species is accepted, and its native range is Colombia to N. & NW. Venezuela and N. Peru. It is has environmental uses.

[UPFC]
Distribution
Biogeografic region: Andean, Orinoquia. Elevation range: 500–1080 m a.s.l. Cultivated in Colombia. Native to Colombia. Colombian departments: Meta, Valle del Cauca.
Habit
Shrub.

[ILDIS]

International Legume Database and Information Service

Morphology General Habit
Perennial, Not climbing, Shrub/Tree
Vernacular
Cimbra-potro, Clavellina, Clavellino Amarillo

[CPLC]

Bernal, R., Gradstein, S.R. & Celis, M. (eds.). 2015. Catálogo de plantas y líquenes de Colombia. Instituto de Ciencias Naturales, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá. http://catalogoplantasdecolombia.unal.edu.co

Distribution
Cultivada en Colombia; Alt. 500 - 1080 m.; Andes, Orinoquia.
Morphology General Habit
Arbusto

[UPFC]
Use Environmental
Environmental uses.

[ILDIS]
Use
Environmental

Native to:

Colombia, Peru, Venezuela

Introduced into:

Cameroon, Trinidad-Tobago, Windward Is.

Calliandra falcata Benth. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jan 1, 1996 Funcke [370], Venezuela K000528062 Yes
Jan 1, 1996 Fendler, A. [352], Venezuela K000528064 Yes
Jan 1, 1996 s.coll. [s.n.] K000791251 holotype Yes
Birschel, J.W. [s.n.], Venezuela K000528061 Yes
Fendler, A. [352], Venezuela K000528063 Yes

First published in London J. Bot. 3: 97 (1844)

Accepted by

  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
  • Baksh-Comeau, Y., Maharaj, S.S., Adams, C.D., Harris, S.A., Filer, D.L. & Hawthorne, W.D. (2016). An annotated checklist of the vascular plants of Trinidad and Tobago with analysis of vegetation types and botanical 'hotspots' Phytotaxa 250: 1-431.
  • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.
  • Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela.
  • Onana, J.M. (2011). The vascular plants of Cameroon a taxonomic checklist with IUCN assessments: 1-195. National herbarium of Cameroon, Yaoundé.

Literature

Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia

  • Bernal, R., Gradstein, S.R. & Celis, M. (eds.). 2015. Catálogo de plantas y líquenes de Colombia. Instituto de Ciencias Naturales, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá. http://catalogoplantasdecolombia.unal.edu.co

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
  • Baksh-Comeau, Y., Maharaj, S.S., Adams, C.D., Harris, S.A., Filer, D.L. & Hawthorne, W.D. (2016). An annotated checklist of the vascular plants of Trinidad and Tobago with analysis of vegetation types and botanical 'hotspots' Phytotaxa 250: 1-431.
  • Onana, J.M. (2011). The vascular plants of Cameroon a taxonomic checklist with IUCN assessments: 1-195. National herbarium of Cameroon, Yaoundé.

Useful Plants and Fungi of Colombia

  • Bernal, R., Gradstein, S.R., & Celis, M. (eds.). (2020). Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia. v1.1. Universidad Nacional de Colombia. Dataset/Checklist. https://doi.org/10.15472/7avdhn
  • Diazgranados et al. (2021). Catalogue of plants of Colombia. Useful Plants and Fungi of Colombia project. In prep.

International Legume Database and Information Service

  • Barneby, R. C. (1998). Mem. N. Y. Bot. Gard. 74(3). Silk Tree, Guanacaste, Monkey's Earr
  • Polhill, R, M. (1990). Legumineuses. In: Flore des Mascareignes, Vol 80. J. Bosser et a

  • Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia

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  • 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 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
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  • Useful Plants and Fungi of Colombia

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