genus Gleditsia


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Noun1.genus Gleditsia - deciduous trees: honey locustsgenus Gleditsia - deciduous trees: honey locusts  
rosid dicot genus - a genus of dicotyledonous plants
Caesalpinioideae, subfamily Caesalpinioideae - alternative name in some classification systems for the family Caesalpiniaceae
Gleditsia aquatica, swamp locust, water locust - honey locust of swamps and bottomlands of southern United States having short oval pods; yields dark heavy wood
Gleditsia triacanthos, honey locust - tall usually spiny North American tree having small greenish-white flowers in drooping racemes followed by long twisting seed pods; yields very hard durable reddish-brown wood; introduced to temperate Old World
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Some people confuse black locusts and honey locusts, however honey locust is a member of the genus Gleditsia triancanthos.
No mention of the genus Gleditsia appears in any of the numerous studies of leaf morphogenesis reviewed in either Steeves and Sussex (1989) or White and Dickison (1984).