University of Arizona Herbarium
Catalog #: 435893
Occurrence ID (GUID): d5591bd1-275c-41f4-9393-c745b8af8c7a
Taxon: Moringa oleifera Lam.
Family: Moringaceae
Determiner: S. Carnahan (2017)
Collector: Sue Carnhan   2868   
Date: 17 February 2018
Verbatim Date:17 February 2018
Additional Collectors: Elaine Moisan
Locality: Mexico, Sonora, Guaymas, Guaymas, Villas de Tular road, E of Estero de Miramar, near Guaymas.
27.93615  -110.94215  WGS84
Elevation: 7 meters
Verbatim Elevation: 23 ft
Habitat: Refuse heaps along dirt road.
Associated Species: Prosopis glandulosa, Ricinus communis, Parkinsonia aculeata, Diphysa occidentalis, Bebbia juncea var. aspera, Cenchrus ciliaris, Chloris barbata, Amaranthus watsonii, Arivela viscosa.
Description: Perennial shrub, 2+ meters; trunk 6 cm diameter; leaves glaucous-green; flowers cream-white; fruits brownish, ribbed, pendent. Three plants seen, possibly grown from discarded plants or cuttings. A locally common plant in gardens.
Notes: Duplicates to ARIZ, USON.
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Record Id: d5591bd1-275c-41f4-9393-c745b8af8c7a
Rights Holder: University Of Arizona
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