Detarium

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Detarium
Detarium microcarpum.jpg
Detarium microcarpum
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Detarium Juss.
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Detarium is a plant genus of the family Fabaceae (legume family). It contains 3 species of tree in west African forests.

The genus produces timber that may serve as a mahogany substitute. The fruit is edible.

References[edit]

  • Mabberley, D. J. (1987). The Plant Book: A Portable Dictionary of the Higher Plants. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. ISBN 0-521-34060-8.