Help, please, with identification of unknown
bartma12 at ix.netcom.com
Mon Dec 7 21:19:15 EST 1998
Monique Reed wrote in message ...
>I've come into possession of some odd fruit pieces(?) from the Dominican
>Republic. They are hard, woody, and definitely curved, with some having a
>twist and some a left-hand. We think they may be halves of a legume,
possibly Acacia coronaria
>(Dividivi). Alternatively, they might be parts of something that has a
long, spirally coiled fruit.
>Please look at http://csdl.tamu.edu/FLORA/unk.htm and let me know if you
Are "nuts" considered "legumes"? These look like sections of nutshells to
me - maybe not all from the same nut since they twist in various directions.
Of course... I'm dumber than a plant, so I'm not sure why I even responded
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