Enterolobium contortisiliquum (Vell.) Morong

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Enterolobium contortisiliquum

Photo: David Hartung
Ewanrigg

Enterolobium contortisiliquum

Photo: David Hartung
Ewanrigg

Enterolobium contortisiliquum

Photo: David Hartung
Ewanrigg

Enterolobium contortisiliquum

Photo: David Hartung
Ewanrigg

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Synonyms: Enterolobium timbouva Mart.
Common names: Earpod tree (English)
Description: Tree to 20 m. Leaves 2-pinnate; glands not present on petiole or rhachis; leaflets acute. Flower heads white. Pod black, thick, flattened, coiled almost into a circle.
Notes: Occasionally cultivated.
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Worldwide distribution: Native to Brazil
Growth form(s): Tree.
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Image last updated: Saturday 24 September 2011
Literature:

Bailey, L.H. & Bailey, E.Z. (1976). Hortus Third. A concise Dictionary of Plants Cultivated in the United States and Canada Macmillan Publishing Co, Inc., New York Page 425.

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External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Enterolobium contortisiliquum
African Plant Database: Enterolobium contortisiliquum
Biodiversity Explorer (Biodiversity of southern Africa): Enterolobium contortisiliquum
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Enterolobium contortisiliquum
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Enterolobium contortisiliquum
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Enterolobium contortisiliquum
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Enterolobium contortisiliquum
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Enterolobium contortisiliquum
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Enterolobium contortisiliquum
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Enterolobium contortisiliquum
Ispot Southern Africa: Enterolobium contortisiliquum
JSTOR Plant Science: Enterolobium contortisiliquum
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Enterolobium contortisiliquum
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Enterolobium contortisiliquum
The Plant List (version 1.1): Enterolobium contortisiliquum
Tropicos: Enterolobium contortisiliquum


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-17

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2017). Flora of Zimbabwe: Cultivated Plants: Species information: Enterolobium contortisiliquum.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/species.php?species_id=166650, retrieved 13 December 2017

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