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Gleditsia

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Kingdom  Plantae
Family  Fabaceae
Tribe  Caesalpinieae
Higher classification  Legumes
Order  Fabales
Subfamily  Caesalpinioideae
Scientific name  Gleditsia
Rank  Genus
Gleditsia Permaculture Plants Honey Locust Temperate Climate Permaculture
Lower classifications  Honey locust, Gleditsia sinensis, Gleditsia caspica, Gleditsia assamica, Gleditsia vestita

Preparing honey locust gleditsia triacanthos for planting


Gleditsia /ɡlˈdɪtsiə/ (locust) is a genus of trees in the family Fabaceae, subfamily Caesalpinioideae, native to North America and Asia. The Latin name commemorates Johann Gottlieb Gleditsch, director of the Berlin Botanical Garden, who died in 1786.

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Gleditsia Gleditsia triacanthos

There are 12 species:

  • Gleditsia amorphoides (Griseb.) Taubert
  • Gleditsia aquatica Marshall - Water locust
  • Gleditsia australis F. B. Forbes & Hemsley
  • Gleditsia caspica Desf. - Caspian locust
  • Gleditsia delavayi Franchet
  • Gleditsia fera (Lour.) Merr.
  • Gleditsia ferox Desf.
  • Gleditsia japonica Miq. - Japanese honey locust
  • Gleditsia macracantha Desf.
  • Gleditsia microphylla Isely
  • Gleditsia sinensis Lam. - Chinese honey locust
  • Gleditsia triacanthos L. - Honey locust
  • Gleditsia triacanthos inermis - Thornless honey locust

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    Hybrids

  • Gleditsia × texana Sarg. - Texas honey locust (G. aquatica × G. triacanthos)
  • Thornless honey locust gleditsia inermis how to grow honey locust


    Medicinal use

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    G. sinensis is one of the 50 fundamental herbs used in Chinese herbology, where it is called zào jiá (皂荚).

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    Gleditsia Permaculture Plants Honey Locust Temperate Climate Permaculture
    Gleditsia Permaculture Plants Honey Locust Temperate Climate Permaculture

    References

    Gleditsia Wikipedia


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