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Definition of leucaena

What is the definition of "leucaena"?
  • leucaenanoun
  • 1. small genus of tropical evergreen trees or shrubs having pods like those of the acacia

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  • "If you have one variety of a species that is particularly desirable, e.g. a particular kind of leucaena, it is especially likely that it has a limited genetic pool to call upon in time of need."

    "The name "leucaena" is the accepted international name for this one species, but it is also the name of the genus that includes at least 9 other species."

    "This is important because such acid soils are widespread in the tropics and is an attribute that distinguishes mangium from some other leguminous trees such as leucaena, which require a pH above 5.5."

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