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Calliandra surinamensis

Accepted name

Calliandra surinamensis Benth.1, 2, 3, 4


Acacia fasciculata (Willd.) Poir.5
Anneslia fasciculata (Willd.) Kleinhoonte6
Calliandra angustidens Britton & Killip5
Calliandra tenuiflora Benth.5
Feuilleea fasciculata Kuntze5
Inga fasciculata Willd.6


Tribe: Ingeae;  Genus: Calliandra

Vernacular names

Calliandra4; Pompon de Marin7; Salsa (Brazil)5


Perennial non-climbing tree


Environmental1; Environmental4; Environmental8; Environmental7

Geographical records

Africa:   Burundi(I)9, Kenya(I)1, Nigeria(I)9, Rwanda(I)9, Sierra Leone(I)9, Tanzania(I)1, Togo(I)10, Uganda(I)9, Zimbabwe(I)9

Asia2, 3:   India(I)3

Australasia11:   Papua New Guinea(N)2

Caribbean:   Caribbean-TRP(N)12

Central America13:   Nicaragua(I)13

Indian Ocean4, 14:   Mauritius(I)14, Seychelles(I)4

Pacific Ocean7:   Society Is(I)7

South America1, 2, 5, 14:   Brazil(U)5, 15, 16, Colombia(U)5, 15, Ecuador(N)5, French Guiana(U)6, 15, Surinam(U)5, 12, Venezuela(N)5

(N = native, I = introduced, U = uncertain status)

Habitats (for Africa only)

Cultivated1; Cultivated17

Literature citations

Description2, 4, 5, 8, 13, 14, 18;  Distribution5;  Illustration2


2005 (Indian Ocean) Lock JM & Ireland H (JS2005);     Coordinator: 1994/1995 Barneby RC & Forero E


1:Brenan, J.P.M. (1959) Mimosoideae. In: Fl. Trop. East Africa. Hubbard & Milne-Redhead
2:Verdcourt, B. (1979) A Manual of New Guinea Legumes. Office of Forests, Lae, PNG
3:Sanjappa, M. (1992) Legumes of India. Dehra Dun: Bishen Singh Mahendra...
4:Robertson, S.A. (1989) Flowering Plants of Seychelles. Kew
5:Barneby, R.C. (1998) Mem. N.Y. Bot. Gard. 74 (3). Silk Tree, Guanacaste, Monkey's Earring
6:Lemee, A. (1952) Flore de la Guyane francaise 2: 36-162 Legumineuses
7:Welsh, S.L. (1998) Flora Societensis
8:Nielsen, I.C. (1992) Flora Malesiana, Series I Vol II Part I Mimosaceae.
9:Lock, J.M. (1985) Specimen in Herb. Kew
10:Ern, H. (1984) Leguminosae. In: Flore analytique du Togo. Brunel, J.F. et al.
11:Lock, J.M. & Ford (2004) Legumes of Malesia: A check-list. RBG Kew.
12:Liogier, A.H. (1988) Desc. Flora Puerto Rico & Adjacent Is-Spermatophyta Vol. II
13:Stevens, W.D., et al. (2001) Flora de Nicaragua, 85 (2)... Missouri Bot. Gard. Press
14:Polhill, R, M. (1990) Legumineuses. In: Flore des Mascareignes, Vol 80. J. Bosser et a
15:Ducke, A. (1949) Bol. Tecn. Inst. Agron. N. 18: 1-248 Notas Flora Neotropica-II: Ama
16:Lewis, G.P. (1987) Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew 369 pp Legumes of Bahia
17:Keay, R.W.J. (1958) Flora of West Tropical Africa. Ed. 2; Vol. 1, part 2
18:Bailey, L.H. & Bailey, E.Z. (1976) Hortus Third. New York: Macmillan

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TROPICOS nomenclatural database at Missouri Botanical Garden (W3TROPICOS)


database of root-nodule bacteria at RIKEN, Japan

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