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Taxon: Caesalpinia ferrea Mart. ex Tul.

Genus: Caesalpinia
Family: Fabaceae (alt. Leguminosae) subfamily: Caesalpinioideae tribe: Caesalpinieae. Also placed in: Caesalpiniaceae
Nomen number: 8289
Place of publication: Arch. Mus. Hist. Nat. 4:137. 1844
Name verified on: 26-Mar-2004 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 26-Mar-2004
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Miami (MIA).
Accessions: 3 in National Plant Germplasm System.
  • all available ) NPGS accessions. or .
  • all available ) NPGS accessions by country.
  • Check PlantSearch database of Botanic Gardens Conservation International for possible non-NPGS germplasm.


See also subordinate taxa:


Common names:

  • Brazilian ironwood   (Source: Hortus 3 ) – English
  • leopardtree   (Source: Pl Book ) – English
  • pau-ferro   (Source: Leg Bahia ) – Portuguese
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Economic importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental   (fide Dict Gard)

Distributional range:

      Native:
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Brazil: Brazil - Amazonas, Bahia, Maranhao, Para, Piaui

      Cultivated:
  • also cultivated

References:

  • Angely, J. A. 1970–. Flora analítica e fitográfica do Estado de São Paulo.
  • Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening.
  • Isely, D. 1975. Leguminosae of the United States: II. Subfamily Caesalpinioideae. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 25(2):39. [lists as C. ferrea Mart.].
  • Lewis, G. P. 1987. Legumes of Bahia.
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  • Mabberley, D. J. 1997. The plant-book: a portable dictionary of the vascular plants, ed. 2.
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  • Ulibarri, E. A. 1996. Sinopsis de Caesalpinia y Hoffmannseggia (Leguminosae - Caesalpinioideae) de sudamérica. Darwiniana 34:315.
  • Verdcourt, B. 1979. A manual of New Guinea legumes. [cult.].
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Synonyms:


Check other web resources for Caesalpinia ferrea Mart. ex Tul.:

  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • ILDIS: International Legume Database and Information Service
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.

Images or nodulation data:

More:
  • Check PlantSystematics.org for additional images
  • Google Images Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

Abbreviations & symbols in GRIN Taxonomy

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Cite as:
USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?8289 (24 October 2014)

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