genus Pithecolobium


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Noun1.genus Pithecolobium - thorny shrubs and trees of tropical and subtropical America and Asia
rosid dicot genus - a genus of dicotyledonous plants
Mimosoideae, subfamily Mimosoideae - alternative name used in some classification systems for the family Mimosaceae
camachile, huamachil, manila tamarind, Pithecellobium dulce, wild tamarind - common thorny tropical American tree having terminal racemes of yellow flowers followed by sickle-shaped or circinate edible pods and yielding good timber and a yellow dye and mucilaginous gum
black bead, catclaw, cat's-claw, Pithecellodium unguis-cati - erect shrub with small if any spines having racemes of white to yellow flowers followed by curved pointed pods and black shiny seeds; West Indies and Florida