Living Collection Virtual Herbarium

Fabaceae
Vachellia anegadensis (Britton) Seigler & Ebinger

Verified by: Rico. L. 2 August 2013
Notes: Verified with Brother, A. 'Descriptive flora of Puerto Rico and adjacent islands'. Stipule spine like, leaves bipinnate with only two pairs of leaflets. Leaf rachis with a large extrafloral nectary. Leaflets galbrous and ovate sometimes emarginate. Inflorescence solitary, head like. Flower with yellow stamens, corolla twice as long as calyx, whitish. Ovary hairy and reduced.
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Wild voucher no:                                 7 May 2004
Locality:  British Virgin Islands, Anegada
Field notes: Associated with Pithecellobium unguiscati, Pisonia subcordata & Ziziphus rignoni.
Collector:Virgin Isl. Nat. Park s.n.

peduncle peduncle

flower buds flower buds

capitulum capitulum

capitulum capitulum

flowers flowers

capitulum capitulum

flowers flowers

flower flower

androecium, gynoecium androecium, gynoecium

gynoecium gynoecium

spines spines

leaf leaf
leaf rachis leaf rachis adaxial leaf surface adaxial leaf surface abaxial leaf surface abaxial leaf surface

flowering branch

leaves

leaves
inflorescence
inflorescence