Habitat: Dry woodlands, often near the coast, nearly always on sandy soils
Description: This species, from the dry southwestern forests of Madagascar, has a flattened, photosynthetic rachis (or phyllode), having lost the leaflets from its otherwise compound leaf as an adaptation to the dry environment.
Accession # 201800074
Source: Dylan Hannon HBG 77294
COLL: Madagascar; Ranobe, North of Toliara.
Additional provenance data on file but suppressed from public display.