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''Guilandina bonduc'', commonly known as grey nicker, nicker bean, or knicker nut, is a species of flowering plant in the senna tribe, Caesalpinieae, that has a pantropical distribution. It is a liana that reaches a length of 6 m and scrambles over other vegetation. Stems are covered in curved spines. Its 2 cm grey seeds, known as nickernuts, are buoyant and durable enough to be dispersed by ocean currents.

Similar species: Beans
Species identified by Joe Spandrusyszyn
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By Joe Spandrusyszyn

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Uploaded Feb 7, 2019. Captured Jan 28, 2019 13:01 in Snake Bight Trail, Homestead, FL 33034, USA.
  • ILCE-6300
  • f/5.6
  • 1/500s
  • ISO100
  • 196mm