Tag Archives: Fabaceae (Pea family)

Cynometra iripa (Wrinkle Pod Mangrove) (Fabaceae)

This is an unmistakable tree, particularly once the pods are seen. Having the look of wrinkled ears, they are not easily forgotten. The leaves are even pinnate and the leaflets are somewhat rhomboid and assymetrical. Other mangroves like Xylocarpus spp. … Continue reading

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Ormosia ormondii (Yellow Bean) (Fabaceae)

Ormosia ormondii is the only representative of this moderately large (over 100 species, mostly tropical) genus of trees in Far North Queensland. It grows up to over 20m and is an absolutely gorgeous tree when in flower, with blossoms of … Continue reading

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