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Specimen: K000680428
Family: Leguminosae-caesalpinioideae Type Status:
Current Name: Chamaecrista Phenology:
Collector: Hughes, C.E. Plant Parts:
Collector no: 1785 Item: Sheet
Collection Date: 11/11/1993 Project: Conabio
Country: Mexico Habitat: Abundant understorey shrub in dry mattoral on thin black soils over calcareous bedrock with Juniperus, Leucaena esculenta, Calliandropsis nervosus, Acacia subangulata, Dalea, Aeschynomene, Calliandra and many Cactaceae.
Location: Puebla Caltepec Santiago Acatepec, 5 km ENE, close to main Tehuacan-Huajuapan de Leon road, Hwy 125, about 18 km SW of Zapotitlan Salinas. Plant Description: Small rounded shrub with contorted branching forming a dense clump to 0.5 m ht. Bark smooth, mid to dark grey, inner bark green, the wood very hard. Unripe pods green, ripe pods orange-brown, held erect above shoots and dehiscing explosively, the pod valv
Lat and Long: 18 14 N , 97 34 W General Comments: Additional material: photos.
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Altitude: 1890.0 m
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Scientific Name Determiner Determination Date Type of? Determination Notes
Chamaecrista       
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Cite as: http://specimens.kew.org/herbarium/K000680428
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