Abarema adenophora
Abarema adenophora.jpg
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Rosids
Order: Fabales
Family: Fabaceae
Clade: Mimosoideae
Genus: Abarema
A. adenophora
Binomial name
Abarema adenophora
(Ducke) Barneby & J.W.Grimes

Pithecellobium adenophorum Ducke

Abarema adenophora is a species of legume in the family Fabaceae.[3] It is native to Northern South America, Costa Rica, and Nicaragua.[2]


  1. ^ Condit, R. (2019). "Abarema adenophora". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2019: e.T151959295A151959297. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2019-3.RLTS.T151959295A151959297.en. Retrieved 11 November 2021.
  2. ^ a b Royal Botanic Gardens Kew. "Abarema adenophora". Plants of the World Online. Retrieved December 20, 2020.
  3. ^ Barneby & Grimes (1996), ILDIS (2005)


  • Barneby, R.C. & Grimes, J.W. (1996): Silk Tree, Guanacaste, Monkey's Earring: A generic system for the synandrous Mimosaceae of the Americas. Part I. Abarema, Albizia, and Allies. Memoirs of the New York Botanical Garden 74(1): 1–292. ISBN 0-89327-395-3
  • International Legume Database & Information Service (ILDIS) (2005): Genus Abarema. Version 10.01, November 2005. Retrieved 2008-MAR-31.