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Specimen: K000841495
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Family: Leguminosae-caesalpinioideae Type Status:
Current Name: Libidibia ferrea (Mart. ex Tul.) L.P.Queiroz Phenology:
Collector: Lewis, G.P.; Lima, H.C.; Gomes, J.C. Plant Parts:
Collector no: 1623 Item: Sheet
Collection Date: 06/05/1987 Project: Reflora
Country: Rio de Janeiro Habitat: Mata seca baixa.
Location: Rio de Janeiro Cabo Frio Estrada para a Praia das Conchas. Plant Description: Multiple-trunked tree, 8-10 m with elegant rounded crown (wider than tall), DBH 10-20cm. Main branches twisted and +/- contorted, young branchlets with small brown lenticels. Bark smooth in greenish and greyu patches, some thin bark peeling away to reveal
Lat and Long: 22 50 S , 44 W General Comments: See Carpological Collecon. Wood-Sample in Museum. See Spirit Collection. Sheet 2/3. (Many duplicates destryed in hotel fire!)
Data Source: Label
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Determination History:
Scientific Name Determiner Determination Date Type of? Determination Notes
Libidibia ferrea (Mart. ex Tul.) L.P.Queiroz  Lewis, G.P.  08/2009   
Caesalpinia ferrea Mart.      Quite different in gacies to "pau ferro" of NE Brazil and different in habit from Lewis 1619.
Cite as: http://specimens.kew.org/herbarium/K000841495
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