Monographs Details: Enterolobium cyclocarpum (Jacq.) Griseb.
Authors:Rupert C. Barneby
Authority: Barneby, Rupert C. & Grimes, James W. 1996. Silk tree, guanacaste, monkey's earring: a generic system for the synandrous Mimosaceae of the Americas. Part I. Abarema, Albizia, and allies. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 74: 1-292.
Discussion:1. E. cyclocarpum (Mesquita, 1990: 112, figs. 19-22). The exterior separation of successive seed- locules by shallow grooves radiating from the center of the wheel-like fruit distinguishes the pod from that of congeners. Add synonym: Albizzia (?) longipes Britton & Killip, Ann. New York Acad. Sci. 35: 132. 1936. — ". . . vicinity of Barranquilla, Atlantico, Colombia, February, 1928, Brother Elias 499..." — Holotypus, NY!; isotypus, US 1420061!, this correctly equated (in adnot.) by Dugand with A. cyclocarpum.