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- Oaxaca - HUGHESFRP
- Chacalapa - HUGHESFRP
Location2km N Chacalapa, track to San Miguel Chongos.
NotesSmall, always multi-stemmed tree to 4-5m ht and <10cm dbh. Outer bark pale whitish-grey with conspicuous horizontally aligned semaphore pattern lenticels. Mainly leafless, the few remaining leaves shedding; petiolar gland cupulate, sl. elongate and sl. raised, with an additional small cupular gland at tip of lf. rachis. Ripe dehisced pods, pendulous, the valves pale pinkish-brown, spirally twisted, opening along one suture and strongly constricted between the seeds, the pale whitish-grey seeds remaining attached to the valves. Locally very abundant in more or less monospecific thickets dominating some areas of guamil, with a few scattered Acacia, Calliandra, Bauhinia, Gliricidia and Ipomoea trees.