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American Yellowwood
Cladrastis kentukea (Dum. Cours.) Rudd

kingdom Plantae - plants »  divisio Magnoliophyta - flowering plants »  class Rosopsida - eudicots »  order Fabales »  family Fabaceae - Legumes »  genus Cladrastis - yellowwood

Scientific synonyms

Sophora kentukea Dum.Cours.
Virgilia alba Raf.
Cladrastis albiflora Raf.
Cladrastis fragrans Raf.
Virgilia kentuckensis Raf.
Cladrastis kentuckensis Raf. ex B.D. Jacks.
Virgilia lutea Michx.
Cladrastis lutea (Michx.) K.Koch
Cladrastis tinctoria Raf.
Cladrastis lutea f. tomentosa Steyerm.

Other names

= Kentucky Yellowwood
= Virgilia
= Yellow Wood

Images

Cladrastis kentukea - American Yellowwood

Author: Jan Richtr

Cladrastis kentukea - American Yellowwood

Author: Jan Richtr

Cladrastis kentukea - American Yellowwood

Author: Jan Richtr

Cladrastis kentukea - American Yellowwood

Author: Michael Kesl

Cladrastis kentukea - American Yellowwood

Author: Michael Kesl

Cladrastis kentukea - American Yellowwood

Author: Michael Kesl

Cladrastis kentukea - American Yellowwood

Author: Michael Kesl

Cladrastis kentukea - American Yellowwood

Author: Michael Kesl

Cladrastis kentukea - American Yellowwood

Author: Ivo Novák

outer bark

Cladrastis kentukea - American Yellowwood

Author: Jan Richtr

Links and literature

EN C. Ulloa et al. (2017): An integrated assessment of the vascular plant species of the Americas, Science. 358. 1614-1617 [as Cladrastis kentukea (Dum. Cours.) Rudd]
Data retrieved on: 19 September 2019

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