Genus in the Global Pollen Project's Master Reference Collection.

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Calliandra (rights holder: David Bygott) © David Bygott

False Mesquite

Shrubs or small trees. Leaves 2-pinnate. Flowers numerous, pink or white in spherical or 'powder-puff' heads. Calyx 5-toothed or -lobed. Corolla 5-lobed, small, concealed among the numerous long stamens; stamens with coloured filaments, these providing much of the colour of the inflorescence. Ovary with many ovules. Pod ± straight, usually flattened, not pulpy within, elastically dehiscent from th... Text © Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten and Petra Ballings

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Parent Taxon
Taxonomic Completion
1 of 172 accepted Species.
Global Pollen Project UUID
Botanical Reference
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