Parkinsonia aculeata

Parkinsonia aculeata
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Flowers, leaves and pods
Scientific classification
Kingdom:Plantae
(unranked):Angiosperms
(unranked):Eudicots
(unranked):Rosids
Order:Fabales
Family:Fabaceae
Genus:Parkinsonia
Species:P. aculeata
Binomial name
Parkinsonia aculeata
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Northern range of Parkinsonia aculeata
Synonyms
  • Inga pyriformis Jungh.
  • Mimosa pedunculata Hunter
  • Parkia harbesonii Elmer
  • Parkia macropoda Miq

Parkinsonia aculeata is a species of perennial flowering tree in the pea family, Fabaceae. Common names include palo verde, Mexican palo verde, Parkinsonia, Jerusalem thorn, and jelly bean tree.

Etymology

The genus name Parkinsonia honors the English botanist John Parkinson (1567–1650), while the species Latin name aculeata refers to the thorny stem of this plant.

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