Chloroleucon tortum

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Chloroleucon tortum
Brazilian rain tree - chloroleucon tortum - 4 (7537144616).jpg
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Fabales
Family: Fabaceae
Genus: Chloroleucon
Species: C. tortum
Binomial name
Chloroleucon tortum
(Mart.) Pittier
  • Pithecellobium tortum Mart.[1]

Chloroleucon tortum is a legume endemic to Brazil.

Chloroleucon tortum, a native species to Brazilian restinga. Also known as Tataré or Brazilian Rain Tree. This specimen is a week old (from seeding) and was collected at Ibirapuera Park in São Paulo (-23.587278, -46.656260), Brazil in June, 2014.