Family Fabaceae
Basionym Pithecellobium turneri McVaugh
Original Identification Pithecellobium turneri McVaugh
Current Taxon Zygia turnei (McVaugh) Barneby & Grimes
Protologue location in folder
Protologue Citation  Flora Novo-Galiciana 5: 238. 1987.
Holotype/Isotype Isotype
DUKE Accession Number 319167
Comments  
Primary Collector Rogers McVaugh
Collector Number 20980
Collection Date 12 Nov 1960
Country Mexico
Province/State Jalisco
Plant Location Notes Hills between Bahia Navidad, and La Manzanilla on Bahia Tenacatita; tropical deciduous forest with Ficus, Aralia, Trichilia, Bursera; elevation 150-200 m.
Plant Description Notes Abundant, mostly not seen in flower. Tree 10 m. high; flowers white.
Broad geographical location North America
  • background