Hymenaea courbaril L.

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Hymenaea courbaril

Photo: Mark Hyde
Botanic Gardens adjacent to Sandringham Drive

Hymenaea courbaril

Photo: Mark Hyde
Botanic Gardens adjacent to Sandringham Drive

Hymenaea courbaril

Photo: Mark Hyde
Botanic Gardens adjacent to Sandringham Drive

Hymenaea courbaril

Photo: Mark Hyde
Botanic Gardens adjacent to Sandringham Drive

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Synonyms:
Common names: West indian locust (English)
Description: Evergreen tree. Leaflets asymmetric; base obliquely asymmetric. Petals white, gland-dotted; stamens white, exserted. Fruit woody with a rough surface.
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Worldwide distribution: Tropical America
Growth form(s): Tree.
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Literature:

Brummitt, R.K., Chikuni, A.C., Lock, J.M. & Polhill, R.M. (2007). Leguminosae Subfamily Caesalpinioideae Flora Zambesiaca 3(2) Page 41. As Hymenaea coubaril

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External websites:

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


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-19

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2019). Flora of Zimbabwe: Cultivated Plants: Species information: Hymenaea courbaril.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/species.php?species_id=166210, retrieved 15 July 2019

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