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Humboldtia laurifolia

Overview

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Vulnerable

Threat status

Description

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Subfamily Caesalpinioideae

Mostly trees or shrubs . Leaves mostly pinnate, sometimes bipinnate, rarely apparently simple . Corolla usually showy, zygomorphic, the petals imbricate, posterior (upper or banner ) petal innermost in bud. Stamens 10 or fewer, distinct , usually not showy, some commonly reduced to staminodes. Pollen released in monads . Seeds with u-shaped line (pleurogram) usually lacking. [Carr]

Physical Description

Habit: TreeClimbing: Not Climbing

Habitat

Biome: Terrestrial [1].

Biology

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Reproduction

Duration: Perennial

Taxonomy

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Synonyms

Batschia laurifolia M. Vahl

Notes

Name Status: Accepted Name .

Comment: Climbing : Not climbing, Habit: Tree , Lifespan: Perennial

Similar Species

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Members of the genus Humboldtia

ZipcodeZoo has pages for 1 species, subspecies, varieties, forms, and cultivars in this genus:

H. gelida (Flor De Llanten)

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Further Reading

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Notes

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Contributors

Identifiers

Footnotes

  1. World Conservation Monitoring Centre 1998. Humboldtia laurifolia. In: IUCN 2011. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2011.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 01 February 2012. [back]
Last Revised: 2014-04-15