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Genus :

GLIRICIDIA

Family :

FABACEAE

Species of this Genus

Description


Shrubs or small trees. Leaves imparipinnate, rachis ending in a short point, leaflets numerous, narrow, stipels absent; stipules small. Inflorescence in axillary racemes. Calyx campanulate, shortly 5-toothed. Petals all clawed, standard suborbicular, spreading or reflexed with 2 ascending spurs at top of claw, wings oblong, longer than upcurved keels. Stamens diadelphous. Fruit a pod, linear, terete, constricted and septate between the numerous seeds.