Monographs Details: Enterolobium contortisiliquum (Vell.) Morong
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.
Family:Mimosaceae
Discussion:3. E. contortisiliquum (Mesquita, 1990: 94, figs. 15 18); sensu Bernardi, 1984: 188, fig. 45. Where their ranges overlap, E. contortisiliquum may be distinguished from E. timbouva by higher leaf-formula and by displacement of seeds into two series.