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shapecl,eiongate, hairy. Flowers close together in the axils, alrnostsessile. Pods narrow, upright, covered with velvety hair, 10 to 12 seeds. A speciesdescribedfrom the Marianas Islands, concerning rvhich but little is knornn. Sesouni,ct grcLncl'ifl,ora (Linneaus) Persoon, known in Guam as katurs,i or coturo"y,its Philippine name. Its thick bark gives it the name corkrvood in Austraiia. A glabrous tree, 15 Lo 40 feet high. Leaves 8 to 12 inches long, with 20 to 40 pairs of oblong-obtuse, pale-green leaflets, an inch or more long, with short, abrupt tips. Flowers few, large, iike white slveet-peas,3 inches long, in short, racemes. Pods long, slender,somewhat curved, up to 2 feet long by l/4 to l/2 inc}' in diameter',pendent, swollen where the 30 to 50 seedslie. Chal'coal from its light, soft wood may be made into gunpowder; the leaves,flowers and pods are edible. Introduced and used as a salad or"pot-herb, and as fodder for cattle. Distributccl from India to Polynesia, in many places cultivated. Aeschynomene indicct Linnaeus, Indian joint vech. An erect, branching, annual herb, up to 4 feet high, with bare green branches. Leafrachis L to 2 inches long, odd-pinnate,with many (31 to 41) small, linear or oblong leaflets, each with one vein; long lance-shapedstipule belovv point of attachn'lent. One to four small, vellow or pr-rrplish flo"*rers in short axillary racemes. Pod slender, linear-oblong,compressed,about an inch long, made up of 4 to B joints, one seed in each. Found in rvet, marshy places; a native of the Oid World tropics. Small figures ar:e carved from the pith. Arachis hyytoglcteaLinnaeus, the peanut, in Guam called kakah,ucrte,ltakag,uate,cacuhuate,or cttcagluate. A low, annual, spreading, hairy, branching herb; stems 1 to 2 feet long. Leaves 3 to 5 inches iong. with 2 or 3 pairs of oblong to obovzrteleaflets, 7 to 2 inches long. Flor,versferv, small. yellorv,5 to 7 together in the axiis of leaves. Pod (the familiar peanut) oblong, leatherlr, r,vith 1 to 3 seeds, ripeniug underground due to the lengthening of the pedicels. A native of tropical America, wiciely cultivated; common in Guam, but not commercially grown, although it grorvs u.ell in sandy soil and might become a successful minol industry. (I'o be conti,nued)

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