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Research and Conservation in Southern Sonora, Mexico

Lysiloma divaricata (mauto)


Lysiloma divaricata in partially cleared tropical deciduous forest near Alamos, Sonora. Photo: Mark Dimmitt

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Leaf and flower of Lysiloma divaricata. Photo: S.A. Meyer

Pods of Lysiloma divaricata could be confused with the similar ones of Acacia russelliana (A. coulteri) . Photo: Mark Dimmitt

 

 


Lysiloma divaricata in tropical deciduous forest near Alamos, Sonora. Photo: Mark Dimmitt

The large, hard shingle-like bark plates of mature Lysiloma divaricata are distinctive. Photo: Mark Dimmitt
The bark of young Lysiloma divaricata trees before it develops plates. Photos: Mark Dimmitt

 


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