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|Family: Fabaceae (Leguminosae)||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Habit: Shrub, tree, unarmed. Leaf: odd-1-pinnate, leaflets 5--many. Inflorescence: panicle, raceme, bracts deciduous. Flower: stamens 10, free. Fruit: indehiscent, cylindric, turgid, +- narrowed between seeds. Seed: few, large, [yellow to] red.
Species In Genus: 4 species: Arizona to Texas, central Mexico; cultivated. Etymology: (Antonio de la Cal y Bracho, Mexican botanist, pharmacologist, 1766--1833) Note: Segregation from Sophora L. supported by molecular sequence data (Pennington & Wojciechowski 2008 The Plantsman 186--189).
eFlora Treatment Author: Martin F. Wojciechowski
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Caesalpinia spinosa
Next taxon: Calia secundiflora
Citation for this treatment: Martin F. Wojciechowski 2016. Calia, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=82492, accessed on December 04, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on December 04, 2016.