Machaerium paraguariense Hassler (1907: 358)

Rauber, Cristiane Ritter, Lima, Laura Cristina Pires, Caxambu, Marcelo Galeazzi & Temponi, Lívia Godinho, 2021, Synopsis of Leguminosae from Iguaçu National Park, Paraná, Brazil, Phytotaxa 501 (2), pp. 245-280: 263

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Machaerium paraguariense Hassler (1907: 358)


37. Machaerium paraguariense Hassler (1907: 358)   . ( Fig. 7A View FIGURE 7 )

Distribution: In Brazil it occurs in the South, Southeast, Central-west regions and in Bahia in the Northeast ( Flora do Brasil 2020). In ParNa Iguaçu it occurs in the Céu Azul and Foz do Iguaçu areas.

Reproductive period: It flowers in January and fruits in August and November ( Sartori & Tozzi 1998). In ParNa Iguaçu it was found in flower in November and in fruit in March.

Diagnostic characteristics: Trees with pinnate leaves recognized by a combination of characteristics: glabrescent leaflets with an acute apex and samara fruits that vary between oblong to falciform ( Sartori & Tozzi 1998).

Conservation: Native-LC.

Selected examined material: BRAZIL. Paraná: Area 1, Céu Azul, 02 March 2017, (fr.), M.G. Caxambu 7752 ( EVB, HCF, FURB); Area 3, Foz do Iguaçu , 01 July 2017, (fr.), L.C.P. Lima 917 ( EVB)   .


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