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Title: Pterocarpus officinalis Jacq. Bloodwood Legumeminosae, Legume Family, lotoideae, Pea Subfamily

Author: Weaver, Peter L.;

Date: 1997

Source: SO-ITF-SM-87

Publication Series: Miscellaneous Publication

Description: Pterocarpus officinalis Jacq., called palo de pollo in Puerto Rico, bloodwood in Guyana and Panama, and by numerous other names throughout its extensive range, is an evergreen tree that reaches 40m in height

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Weaver, Peter L. 1997. Pterocarpus officinalis Jacq. Bloodwood Legumeminosae, Legume Family, lotoideae, Pea Subfamily. SO-ITF-SM-87


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