Abarema glauca

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Glaucous abarema
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Fabales
Family: Fabaceae
Genus: Abarema
Species: A. glauca
Binomial name
Abarema glauca
(Urb.) Barneby & J.W.Grimes

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Abarema glauca (glaucous abarema) is a tree species in the legume family (Fabaceae). It is found in Cuba, Dominican Republic, Venezuela. Common rural names are: Caracolí, Mijaguao, Paují (Pittier), Jijaguao y Merey Montañero (Hoyos). Abarema Glauca is found on the East coast of Dominican Republic, in area Uvero Alto, North of Punta Cana.[verification needed].

Junior synonyms are:[1]

  • Jupunba glauca (Urb.) Britton & Rose
  • Jupunba savannarum (Britton) Britton & Rose
  • Pithecellobium glaucum Urb.
  • Pithecellobium savannarum Britton


  1. ^ ILDIS (2005)