Definition of Pithecellobium dulce
1. Noun. Common thorny tropical American tree having terminal racemes of yellow flowers followed by sickle-shaped or circinate edible pods and yielding good timber and a yellow dye and mucilaginous gum.
Group relationships: Genus Pithecellobium, Genus Pithecolobium, Pithecellobium, Pithecolobium
Generic synonyms: Tree
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Literary usage of Pithecellobium dulce
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1. Proceedings of the Session on Tropical Forestry for People of the Pacific edited by C. Eugene Conrad, Leonard A. Newell (1994)
"Some of the species identified for water-logged and saline conditions are Eucalyptus camaldulensis, Albizia procera, and pithecellobium dulce (Sheikh 1989). ..."