Detarium

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Detarium
Detarium microcarpum.jpg
Detarium microcarpum
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Fabales
Family: Fabaceae
Subfamily: Detarioideae
Genus: Detarium Juss.
Species

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.

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