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This species is accepted, and its native range is Madagascar.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

[ILDIS]

International Legume Database and Information Service

Conservation
Endangered
Morphology General Habit
Perennial, Not climbing, Shrub
Vernacular
Tara

[ILDIS]
Use
Food and Drink

Native to:

Madagascar

Delonix edule (H.Perrier) Babineau & Bruneau appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jul 1, 1988 Perrier de la Bâthie, J.M.H.A. [19183], Madagascar Lemuropisum edule K000232332 isotype
Willing, T., Madagascar Lemuropisum edule 52547.000
Dupuy, D.J. [M 449], Madagascar Lemuropisum edule 63586.000
Dupuy, D.J. [M 449], Madagascar Lemuropisum edule 63591.000

First published in Bot. J. Linn. Soc. 184: 71 (2017)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R., Nic Lughadha, E., Black, N., Turner, R. & Paton, A. (2021). The World Checklist of Vascular Plants, a continuously updated resource for exploring global plant diversity. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41597-021-00997-6 Scientific Data 8: 215.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Du Puy, D.J., Labat, N.-N., Rabevohitra, R., Villiers, J.-F., Bosser, J. & Moat, J. (2002). The Leguminosae of Madagascar: 1-737. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

International Legume Database and Information Service
International Legume Database and Information Service (ILDIS) V10.39 Nov 2011
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Kew Backbone Distributions
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

Legumes of the World Online
Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/