General Information. Lysiloma latisiliquum is a moderately fast growing, deciduous tree with an open, spreading crown that can reach a height of 4 – 20 metres[. Last year at this same time, on the northern Yucatan coast at Río Lagartos, I reported on flowering False Tamarind, Lysiloma latisiliquum {see next section}. Common Names: Wild Tamarind. Family: Fabaceae. Habit: Lysiloma latisiliquum grows as a medium to large tree up to 20 m in height with a trunk to 1 m in.

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The mutualistic symbiotic association of a fungus with an alga or a cyanobacterium, or both. SNR – Not yet ranked. Fabaceae fab-AY-see-ee Lyysiloma Genus: Plant species that are not expected to be seen in wetlands. The association between the different organisms in a lichen is so close that lichens latisilquum routinely referred to as a single organism, and scientists classify lichens using the name of the fungal component.

G5 – Demonstrably secure globally, though it may be quite rare lattisiliquum parts of its range, especially at the periphery. Any species which is in danger of extinction throughout all or a significant portion of its range. Source – Lichvar, R.

A voucher specimen is a pressed and thoroughly dried plant sample deposited in a herbarium, and is intended to be a permanent record supporting research purposes. The green-brown to greenish-brownish small to medium usually small seedpods are often found. A plant that is typically vegetative its first year and blooms the following season.

The tree also is used for asthma and coughs in general, but it’s not said how. Post a comment about this plant. The tree grows in well-drained limestone soils; it needs pruning to give it a strong structure. Gives lots of plant uses as well as information on plant habit and habitat. Plants that perform their entire lifecycle latisiilquum a single growing season.


Normally the trees’ branches mingle with branches of other trees and the tree’s form is more or less treelike, but here you can see that when given a chance in our arid climate, instead of competing with neighbors for resources, it likes to sprawl into open areas. Searching using “snake root” will yield no results due to the extra space, but searching “snake” will generate a short list of plants with the word “snake” in the common name.

American Heritage Science Dictionary. This tree is not related to the true tamarind, tamaridus indica. A large group of seedless green plants including the mosses, liverworts, and hornworts.

Lysiloma Species, False Tamarind, Singing Beans, Wild Tamarind

Often called “Mother-in-Law Tree” in South Florida because the large, dry seed pods present during winter never stop talking rattling. S5 – Demonstrably secure in the state. This numeric rank provides the relative rarity for each species based on a scale from 1 very rare to 5 common. GNR – Not yet ranked. Due to habitat destruction, this useful and wildlife-benefiting native is sadly being threatened in the wild, although it is not yet listed as endangered or threatened by the state of Florida.

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SE – State exotic or non-native. The wild tamarind is a medium to large-sized tree, typically about 40 feet tall, with a single short trunk or multiple trunks. It grows in zones 10a, 10b and 11 in full sun or sun to partial or light shade. The entire flora 13 volumes can now be downloaded from http: It is a natural mordant.


GX – Species believed to be extinct. A gland is shown below:. The wild tamarind latisiliqquum a medium to large-sized tree, typically about 40 feet tall, with a single short trunk or multiple latisiliqumu. Without data, Swainson s.

latiisiliquum Jump to a section: The bark is smooth and light gray in young trees, becoming dark brown peeling in large scales as the tree ages. Correct spelling is necessary for desired results, but because this function is a string search the full name need not be entered. Gray ex Sauvalle Mimosa latisiliqua L. Department of Environmental Protection. Fast growth rate Low tolerance for salt water Low tolerance for salt wind.

Lysiloma latisiliquum Gal Miami South Florida – TreeWorld WholeSal

The crown is dense, spreading with many arching branches and an umbrella shape, becoming more open with age. Mimosoideae in Mesoamerica Publication Kew Bulletin Though its feathery leaves look like those of numerous other acacia-like tree species found here, at this time of year Tsalam is easy to recognize because of its large, flat, legumes with enlarged edges along both sides and, most conspicuously, the odd manner by which the legumes’ dark covering flakes off, making the pods look faded and abused, as shown below:.

A flowering head lysi,oma a slender stem, or stipe, suggestive of acacia flower heads, is shown below:. The tree is strong and can resist harsh winds.

Empty pods may remain on the tree until the next season. Contact Submit an Article Advertise.