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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Rosids: Fabids: Fabales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Guilandina bonduc   FAMILY Fabaceae


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Caesalpinia bonduc   FAMILY Fabaceae

INCLUDING Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Guilandina bonduc

INCLUDING (MISAPPLIED) Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Guilandina crista

 

COMMON NAME:
Gray Nicker, Holdback


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image of Guilandina bonduc, Gray Nicker, Holdback

Bruce A. Sorrie    bas_caesalpinia_bonduc1

May    Monroe County    FL

image of Guilandina bonduc, Gray Nicker, Holdback

Bruce A. Sorrie    bas_caesalpinia_bonduc1b

May    Monroe County    FL

Legumes spiny, per Weakley's Flora (2015).

image of Guilandina bonduc, Gray Nicker, Holdback

Bruce A. Sorrie    bas_caesalpinia_bonduc2

May    Monroe County    FL

image of Guilandina bonduc, Gray Nicker, Holdback

Bruce A. Sorrie    bas_caesalpinia_bonduc2b

May    Monroe County    FL

Flowers only subtly asymmetrical [not pea-shaped].

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Guilandina bonduc   FAMILY Fabaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Caesalpinia bonduc   FAMILY Fabaceae

INCLUDING Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Guilandina bonduc

INCLUDING (MISAPPLIED) Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Guilandina crista

 

Find by scientific name:

3865

Climbing woody vine
Perennial

Native to Florida

Documented growing wild in - - -

Look for it in coastal beaches and thickets, per Weakley's Flora

map
Click here to see a more detailed map from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Herbarium,

or click here to see a map from SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria.

 

LEAVES:
Evenly 2-pinnately compound
Alternate
Stipules are large, leaflike, and usually lobed.

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer/Fall
Yellowish standard tinged with red spots
5 sepals
5 petals
10 stamens, in two whorls

Flowers in axillary racemes

FRUIT:
Winter/SpringFall
Legume

 

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