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Gliricidia maculata, Gliricidia sepium, Gliricidia, Madre de Cacao, Madura

Gliricidia maculata, Gliricidia sepium

Gliricidia, Madre de Cacao, Madura
Family: Fabaceae
Subfamily: Faboideae
Origin: Central America
Small tree 10-20 ftFull sunModerate waterPink flowersSubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short time

Used for timber, firewood, medicinal purposes, charcoal, living fences, plantation shade and green manure, it has good potential as fodder for livestock.

It does well in moist or dry soils even with heavy concentration of limestone. It is drought resistant. Often used for shading cacao trees, hence the common name Madre de Cacao.

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Gliricidia sepium - seeds

Madre de Cacao, Madura. This legume is a deciduous tree to 30' with mimosa type foliage. Grown as a shade tree for both coffee and cacao plants but also seen as a "living fence".
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