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Trichilia glabra L.; iching che, madeira de maiz

Tree; leaves alternate, once-pinnately compound, odd-pinnate, the pinnae (mostly) opposite; leaflets elliptic, base acute, margin entire, apex acute to acuminate; inflorescence an axillary thyrse; flowers small, white.

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Various species of the genus Trichilia are listed as an important source of pollen and/or nectar for bees (Souza Novello 1981).