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The source of information is from the first publication of: The Flora of the Cayman Islands by Dr. George Proctor.
The page listing follows the specimen.

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The family LEGUMINOSAE has been subdivided into 3 families
All have a pod (a Legume) which splits longitudinally
CAESALPINIOIDEAE - Open flowers with 5 spreading petals
MIMOSOIDEAE- Tiny, tubular flowers in pom-pom-like clusters
FABOIDEAE - Pea/bean type flowers, 5 petals: standard & 4 others

FABOIDEAE see LEGUMINOSAE
Abrus precatorious / Licorice; John Crow Bead 444
Aeschynomene americana / Shyleaf add493
Aeschynomene sensitiva add 493
Alysicarpus vaginalis / White Moneywort 443
Brya ebenus / West Indian Ebony, Coccus Wood, Jamaican Rain Tree
Cajanus cajan / Congo, Gungo, Pigeon Pea 454
Canavalia nitida / Horse Bean 450
Canavalia rosea / Sea Bean 451
Centrosema virginianum / Lady's Slipper 445
Christia vespertilionis add 493
Clitoria ternatea / Bluebell 446
Crotalaria incana / Shake Shake 434
Crotalaria pumila / Low Rattlebox
Crotalaria retusa / Yellow Sweet Pea; Rattlebox 435
Crotalaria verrucosa / Sweet Pea 434
Dalbergia brownei / Cocoon; Brown's Indian Rosewood 457
Dalbergia ecastaphyllum / Coin Vine 458
Desmodium gangeticium
Desmodium incanum / Chick Weed 442
Desmodium tortuosum / Dixie Ticktrefoil 443
Desmodium triflorum / Threeflower Ticktrefoil 442
Erythrina velutina / Red Bean Tree add 494 Rare
Galactia striata / Forida Hammock Milkpea
Gliricidia sepium / Quickstick; Aaron's Rod [JA] 439
Indigofera sp. indent.
Indigofera suffruticosa / Wild Indigo 436
Indigofera tinctoria / Indigo 437
Lablab purpureus / Bonavist 454
Macroptilium lathyroides syn. Phaseolus lathyroides / Wild Dolly 452
Moghania strobilifera / Wild Hops 456
Mucuna pruriens / Cow-itch 449
Phaseolus lathyroides syn.Macroptilium lathyroides 452
Piscidia piscipula / Dogwood; Fish Poison Tree 458
Rhynchosia minima / Least Snoutbean 455
Sesbania grandiflora / Spanish Armada; Picashia 440
Sesbania sericea
Sophora tomentosa / Micar 459
Stylosanthes hamata / Lucy Julia; Pencil Flower
Tephrosia cinerea 438
Tephrosia senna 438
Teramnus labialis 447
Teramnus uncinatus 448
Vigna luteola / Hairypod Cowpea 453

FLACOURTACEAE has been changed to SALICACEAE

 

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