Dipteryx

Dipteryx

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Dipteryx is a genus containing nine species of shrubs and trees. It belongs to the "papillionoid" subfamily - Faboideae - of the legume family (Fabaceae). This genus is native to South and Central America and the Caribbean. Formerly, the related genus Taralea was included in Dipteryx.The largest members of Dipteryx are canopy-emergent tree of tropical rainforests. The Tonka Bean (C. odorata) is grown for its fragrant seeds. Baru (Dipteryx alata) is a Vulnerable species from the Cerrado of Brazil; its fruit and seeds are used as food and fodder. Several species are used for timber.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 108 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 168g
  • Anim Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136764318
  • 9786136764313