This member of the Fabaceae was described by
David J. Du Puy, Peter B.Phillipson and Raymond Rabevohitra in 1995. It is found on
Madagascar, the flowers are from white via crème to yellow. It will
grow to three meters and the stem can get 40 centimetres in
The genera name from Greek
delos; 'evident' or 'conspicious' and Greek onyx; 'claw'
for the long claw of the petals. The species name mean 'dwarfish'.
Former a Caesalpiniaceae. Now, it's a sub-family to the