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Genus :

PARKINSONIA

Family :

CAESALPINIACEAE

Species of this Genus

Description


Armed trees or shrubs. Leaves bipinnately compound, rachis short or elongate, flattened, phyllodial with spine-like 2-4 pinnae, leaflets small, numerous, stipules spinescent. Inflorescence axillary racemes. Flowers showy, fragrant. Calyx 5-lobed, lobes equal, deciduous. Petals 5, subequal or slightly zygomorphic, imbricate, clawed. Stamens 10, free, all fertile, anthers versatile. Ovary shortly stipitate, ovules many. Fruit a pod, linear, torulose, pendent. Seeds oblong, albuminous.