Family Fabaceae
Basionym Hymenolobium mesoamericanum H. C. Lima
Original Identification Hymenolobium sp.
Current Taxon Hymenolobium mesoamericanum H. C. Lima
Protologue location in folder
Protologue Citation Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden 75(3): 1145-1147, f. 1. 1988.
Holotype/Isotype Isotype
DUKE Accession Number 258731
Primary Collector Roy W. Lent
Collector Number 2003
Collection Date 16 Jul 1971
Country Costa Rica
Province/State Cartago
Plant Location Notes Remanant tree beside Tio Tirimbina, Istaru Farm. Tirimbina, Sarapiqui. Alt. 220 meters
Plant Description Notes Tree of 35m. No leaves present. Corolla pink. Calyx dark brown. Local name “Colepao”, probably a contraction of “Cola de Pavo”. Wood yellow, good lumber. Bark smooth, gray.
Broad geographical location Central America
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