Leucaena trichodes (Jacq.)Benth.
Genus: Leucaena Benth.
- 1988(Americas)Zarucchi JL
- 1999-07 Heald J
- Scrutinised globally by taxonomic co-ordinator:
- Conservation Status:
- Caribbean 
- Dominican Republic 
- The only species in the genus that grows naturally south of the equator. 
- Common & widespread in Haiti & the Domincan Republic, but uncertain if native. 
- Leaves used as livestock feed, but toxicity can lead to hair loss in animals. 
Last Update: 14/06/2001 13:54:35