Abarema acreana

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Abarema acreana
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Fabales
Family: Fabaceae
Subfamily: Mimosoideae
Tribe: Ingeae
Genus: Abarema (but see text)
Species: A. acreana
Binomial name
Abarema acreana
(J.F.Macbr.) L.Rico

Hydrochorea acreana (J.F.Macbr.) Barneby & J.W.Grimes
Pithecellobium acreanum J.F.Macbr.

Abarema acreana is a tree species in the legume family (Fabaceae). It is a rather mysterious plant and may be endemic to Brazil. Fruiting trees apparently have never been found, and thus it is not clear whether this plant belongs into the genus Abarema, or in Hydrochorea, or elsewhere.[1]


  1. ^ WCMC (1998), ILDIS (2005)