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Digital Herbaria

Sapindus saponaria var. drummondii

Sapindus saponaria L. var. drummondii (Hook. & Arn.) L.D. Benson

Western Soapberry, Soapberry, Wild China Tree, Wild Chinaberry, Indian Soap Plant, Jaboncillo

Sapindaceae (Soapberry Family)

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

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Specimen & Label Data

Sapindus saponaria var. drummondii

Western Soapberry


Location: Hillside south of south Gate House on South Oakwell Farms Pky--Oakwell Farms.
Latitude: 0.000000

Habitat: Deep shade. Rocky, well drained hillside. Among larger shrubs/trees. Alkaline soil.

Description: Shrub to 3.5 m high. Older bark tan. Leaves alternate, exstipulate, pinnate, glands in axils. Leaf stem 4-angled or striate. Leaflets 14-20, paired (but offset), asymmetrical, 14x50 mm, eliptic-lanceolate. No end leaflet. Flowers/fruit not present.

County: Bexar
Collector: Harry Cliffe
Collection Date: May 28, 1987
Specimen number: 188

Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 0416
Accession Date: Jun 27, 1993
Accession Number: 32

Annotations: SXXXB

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