Schizolobium parahybum

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Schizolobium parahybum


Tree up to 40 m high. Leaves with 15-26 pairs of pinnae; petiole and main rachis up to c. 2 m; pinnae up to 30 cm, 8-27 pairs of leaflets per pinna. Inflorescences up to 90 cm long; pedicels 10-17 mm, articulated near the middle. Flower buds puberulous outside. Petals patulate: limb corrugate, bright yellow, ovate-oblong or obovate, 17.5-22.5 mm long and wide; claw 4-7 mm long. Stamens slightly unequal, shorter than the petals; filaments villous below. Ovary densely hairy; style glabrous.


Asia-Tropical, Central America to Brazil present
Central America to Brazil..Malesia


In Malesia cultivated as an ornamental: seen from Sumatra, Java, Philippines.


Backer & Bakh. f. 1964 – In: Fl. Java: 542.
Veil. 1827 – In: Icon.: t. 71.
Koord. & Valeton 1894 – In: Bijdr. Booms. Java: 268