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Cynometra


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(family Fabaceae, subfamily Caesalpinoideae)

A genus of trees with pinnate leaves and small flowers which are borne in racemes and are sometimes cauliflorous. The pod is indehiscent, with 1 seed. They yield useful timber. There are 70 species, with a pantropical distribution, occurring in lowland rain forests.

Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry.


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