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False tamarind
The North American sylva; or, A description of the forest trees of the United States, Canada and Nova Scotia. Considered particularly with respect to their use in the arts and their introduction into (14778618571).jpg
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Lysiloma
Species:
L. latisiliquum
Binomial name
Lysiloma latisiliquum
(L.) Benth.
Synonyms

Acacia bahamensis (Benth.) Griseb.
Acacia latisiliqua (L.) Willd.
Leucaena latisiliqua (L.) Gillis
Lysiloma bahamense Benth.
Mimosa latisiliqua L.

Lysiloma latisiliquum, commonly known as false tamarind or wild tamarind, is a species of tree in the pea family, Fabaceae, that is native to southern Florida in the United States, the Bahamas, Cuba, southern Mexico, and Belize. Its wood is sometimes traded as sabicu wood.

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