About this object

Platymiscium species are the only plants in the pea family (Fabaceae) with opposite leaves. The fragrant, yellow flowers attract bees and the timber is termite resistant. They can be found growing from northern Mexico to southern Brazil.

Object specifics

  • Accession no.
    LIV.2015.58.85
  • Scientific name
    Platymiscium trinitatis
  • Classification
    Fabaceae
  • Common name
    Roble
  • Collector
    Joseph, Peter 'Nayo'; Manaure, K; Ostapkowicz, Joanna
  • Date collected
    2015-07-02
  • Place collected
    Americas: The Caribbean: Trinidad and Tobago: Trinidad
  • Measurements
    unrecorded
  • Credit line
    Presented by Joanna Ostapkowicz, 2015
  • Red Book Data status
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Other number(s)
    Site Number: 70; Systematic Number: 182; Sample Number: 85
Object view = Natural Science
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