cyclocarpum Britton & Rose
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Places where this species can be found :
- St. Georges - GRENADA
- Rio Zimatan - HUGHESFRP
- Comayagua - HUGHESFRP
- Santa Ana - HUGHESFRP
- Jesus de Otoro - HUGHESFRP
- San Pedro Pochulta - HUGHESFRP
DescriptionLarge tree to 25m; bark fairly smooth. Petiole with a flat gland near the middle. 4-15 pairs pinnae; 20-30 pairs leaflets, 8-15mm long, paler below. Flowers in balls on 14-40mm peduncles; Many stamens, joined at base. Pod more or less flat, but spongy within, twisted into a circle
InterestEnterolobium, from Greek for lobed intestines, referring to the curled pods.
CollectorW.D. Hawthorne, D.Jules
LocationTanteen area, the type locality for Lonchocarpus broadwayi, now sports grounds, buildings, hedges and polluted streams, but bordering onto ministry complex which used to be the botanic garden.
Notes20m tree haldway up hill. Green fruits curving round. Flowers greenish; corolla green.