African Plant Database

Caesalpinia major (Medik.) Dandy & Exell
Family : Caesalpiniaceae
Information on the genus : Caesalpinia
Basionym : Bonduc majus Medik.
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Bonduc majus Medik.
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=*Caesalpinia bonduc auct. plur., non (L.) Roxb.
=Caesalpinia globulorum Bahk. f. & P. Royen
=Caesalpinia jayabo M. Gómez
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : A pantropical shrubby vine very near C. bonduc but: stipules 1-3 mm long, subulate or absent; leaves with 3-8 pairs of pinnae, each pinna with about (3-)5-7 pairs of leaflets; flowering pedicels 6-12 mm long;
Ecology : Perhaps in tropical Africa. Along beaches and in forest to ± 1400 m alt.
  More closely related to C. volkensii ; differs in having linear-lanceolate bracts, smaller flowers (petals ±7 mm long, not ±16), and leaflets normally with appressed pubescence on lower surface.
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Record n°63896
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