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Taxon: Caesalpinia gilliesii (Hook.) D. Dietr.

Genus: Caesalpinia
Family: Fabaceae (alt. Leguminosae) subfamily: Caesalpinioideae tribe: Caesalpinieae. Also placed in: Caesalpiniaceae
Nomen number: 8290
Place of publication: Syn. pl. 2:1495. 1840
Name verified on: 03-Oct-2001 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 08-Apr-2004
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Miami (MIA).
Accessions: 5 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.


Common names:

  • bird-of-paradise   (Source: Hortus 3 ) – English
  • cat's-claw   (Source: Rep NCEPPC ) – English
  • Mysorethorn   (Source: Rep NCEPPC ) – English
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Economic importance:

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Distributional range:

      Native:
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Western South America: Peru - Lima
    Southern South America: Argentina - Buenos Aires, Catamarca, Chaco, Cordoba, Corrientes, Entre Rios, Jujuy, La Pampa, La Rioja, Mendoza, Neuquen, Salta, San Juan, San Luis, Santiago del Estero, Tucuman; Chile - Atacama, Coquimbo; Uruguay

      Naturalized:
  • AUSTRALASIA
    Australia: Australia
  • NORTHERN AMERICA
    Mexico

      Cultivated:
  • also cultivated

References:

  • Burkart, A. E., ed. 1969–. Flora ilustrada de Entre Rios. [lists as C. gilliesii (Wall. ex Hook.) D. Dietri].
  • Cabrera, A. L., ed. 1965–1970. Flora de la provincia de Buenos Aires.
  • Campbell, F. T., ed. 1995. Report of National Coalition of Exotic Plant Pest Councils. (unpublished draft)
  • Cronquist, A. et al. 1972–. Intermountain flora. [natzd.; lists as C. gilliesii (Wall. ex Hook.) D. Dietri].
  • Dyer, R. A. et al., eds. 1963–. Flora of southern Africa. [introduced; list as C. gilliesii (Wall. ex Hook.) D. Dietr.].
  • Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage. [lists as C. gilliesii (Wall. ex Hook.) D. Dietri].
  • Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. [lists as C. gilliesii (Wall. ex Hook.) D. Dietri].
  • Isely, D. 1975. Leguminosae of the United States: II. Subfamily Caesalpinioideae. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 25(2):40. [lists as C. gilliesii (Wall. ex Hook.) D. Dietri].
  • Kingsbury, J. M. 1964. Poisonous plants of the United States and Canada. [poisonous].
  • Lampe, K. F. & M. A. McCann. 1985. AMA handbook of poisonous and injurious plants. [poisonous].
  • Lazarides, M. & B. Hince. 1993. CSIRO Handbook of Economic Plants of Australia. [lists as C. gilliesii (Wall. ex Hook.) D. Dietri].
  • Lewis, G. P. 1998. Caesalpinia. A revision of the Poincianella-Erythrostemon group. 161.
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third. [lists as C. gilliesii (Wall. ex Hook.) D. Dietri].
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  • Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. 1952–. Flora of tropical East Africa. [introduced; list as C. gilliesii (Wall. ex Hook.) D. Dietr.].
  • Ugarte, E. et al. 2011. Vascular alien flora, Chile. Check List 7.
  • Ulibarri, E. A. 1996. Sinopsis de Caesalpinia y Hoffmannseggia (Leguminosae - Caesalpinioideae) de sudamérica. Darwiniana 34:316. [lists as C. gilliesii (Wall. ex Hook.) D. Dietri].
  • Villaseñor, J. L. & F. J. Espinoza-Garcia. 2004. The alien flowering plants of Mexico. Diversity & Distrib. 10:113–123.
  • Wood, J. R. I. 1997. A handbook of the flora of Yemen. [lists as C. gilliesii (Wall. ex Hook.) D. Dietri].
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Check other web resources for Caesalpinia gilliesii (Hook.) D. Dietr.:

  • Flora del Conosur: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Conosur
  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • 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:

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  • 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.

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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?8290 (22 October 2014)

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