General Information. Lysiloma latisiliquum is a moderately fast growing, deciduous tree with an open, spreading crown that can reach a height of 4 – 20 metres[. Last year at this same time, on the northern Yucatan coast at Río Lagartos, I reported on flowering False Tamarind, Lysiloma latisiliquum {see next section}. Common Names: Wild Tamarind. Family: Fabaceae. Habit: Lysiloma latisiliquum grows as a medium to large tree up to 20 m in height with a trunk to 1 m in.

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Any – An Any search will combine the list of counties to exclude with a Boolean Or. Seeds are eaten latisiliqyum beetles and used for propagation. Show these synonyms only. A voucher specimen is a pressed and thoroughly dried plant sample deposited in a herbarium, and is intended to be a permanent record supporting research purposes.

In landscaping, tamarind has applications as a specimen or shade tree in private or public gardens, at the seaside, as a street tree and for land reclamation. G4 – Imperiled globally because of rarity 6 – 20 occurrences, or few remaining acres, or miles of stream or very vulnerable to extinction throughout its range because of other factors. G5 – Demonstrably secure globally, though it may be quite rare in parts of its range, especially at the periphery.

Lectotypified by de Wit, Taxon The more familiar lichens grow slowly as crusty patches, but lichens are found in a variety of forms, such as the tall, plantlike reindeer moss. Though its feathery leaves look like those of numerous other acacia-like tree species found here, at this time of year Tsalam is easy to recognize because of its large, flat, legumes with enlarged edges along both sides and, most conspicuously, the odd manner by which the legumes’ dark covering flakes off, making the pods look faded and abused, as shown below:.


If you would like to support this site, please consider Donating. False Tamarinds are very nearly acacias, and in the past were considered to be acacias. Occurs almost always under natural conditions in wetlands.

Atlas of Florida Plants http: This tree is not related to the true tamarind, tamaridus indica. GNR – Not yet ranked.

Post a comment about this plant. G3 – Imperiled globally because of rarity 6 – 20 occurrences, or few remaining acres, or miles of stream or very vulnerable to extinction throughout its range because of other factors.

The leaves of this species are small and are characteristic of the Tamarinds and members of the Lead Latisiliquumm family. Fast growth rate Low tolerance for salt water Low tolerance for salt wind. For example, matching the full name exactly in a Scientific Name llysiloma for Piptochaetium avenacioides may be difficult, but strings of either tium aven or avenaci or m avenac or pipto kysiloma all result in very small lists of matches.

American Heritage Science Dictionary. Mimosa latisiliqua Mimosa latisiliqua Linnaeus, Sp. The global rank reflects the species worldwide rarity. Latisiliqukm using “snake root” will yield no results due to the extra space, but searching “snake” will generate a short list of plants with the word “snake” in the common name. Any species which is likely to become an endangered species within the foreseeable future throughout all or a significant portion of its range.


Garlic mustard is an example of a biennial. I understand that the main differences are technical features of the legume-type fruits.

Wild Tamarind (Lysiloma latisiliquum) ·

View a List of All Ecological Communities. The fungal component of a lichen absorbs water and nutrients from the surroundings and provides a suitable environment for the alga or cyanobacterium.

Now containing plants. Usually, the last letter or two of a given genus, a space, and the first few correct letters of the specific epithet will provide a sufficiently short list containing the desired taxon.

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Chapter 5B, Florida Administrative Code. Plant species that are not expected to be seen in wetlands.

Any species which is in danger of extinction throughout all or a significant portion of its range. A similar example in a Common Name search is Virginia snakeroot. G1 – Lysoloma imperiled globally because of extreme rarity 5 or fewer occurrencesor very few remaining acres, or miles of stream or especially vulnerable to extinction because of some factor of its biology.

Many perennials may not be mature enough to bloom during its first year. The bark is smooth and light gray in young trees, becoming dark brown peeling in large scales as the tree ages. Plants that perform their entire lifecycle within a single growing season.