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Taxon: Caesalpinia pulcherrima (L.) Sw.

Genus: Caesalpinia
Family: Fabaceae (alt. Leguminosae) subfamily: Caesalpinioideae tribe: Caesalpinieae. Also placed in: Caesalpiniaceae
Nomen number: 8306
Place of publication: Observ. bot. 166. 1791
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: 4 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:

  • Barbados flower-fence   (Source: Hortus 3 ) – English
  • Barbados-pride   (Source: Hortus 3 ) – English
  • dwarf poinciana   (Source: Hortus 3 ) – English
  • flower-fence   (Source: Hortus 3 ) – English
  • paradise-flower   (Source: AH 505 ) – English
  • pride-of-Barbados   (Source: Hortus 3 ) – English
  • påfågelsträd   (Source: Vara kulturvaxt namn ) – Swedish
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Economic importance:

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Distributional range:

      Naturalized:
  • naturalized throughout tropics

      Cultivated:
  • cultivated throughout tropics

      Other:
  • origin unknown

References:

  • Adams, C. 1972. Flowering plants of Jamaica.
  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman & M. Hjertson. 2009. Våra kulturväxters namn - ursprung och användning. Formas, Stockholm (Handbook on Swedish cultivated and utility plants, their names and origin).
  • Aubréville, A. et al., eds. 1960–. Flore du Cambodge du Laos et du Viet-Nam.
  • Boudet, G. et al. 1986. Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Mali.
  • Chinese Academy of Sciences. 1959–. Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae.
  • Dyer, R. A. et al., eds. 1963–. Flora of southern Africa.
  • Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage.
  • Forzza, R. C. et al., coord. Lista de espécies da flora do Brasil (on-line resource).
  • Grierson, A. J. C. & D. J. Long. 1984–. Flora of Bhutan including a record of plants from Sikkim.
  • Hara, H. et al. 1978–1982. An enumeration of the flowering plants of Nepal.
  • Howard, R. 1974–1989. Flora of the lesser Antilles.
  • 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):45.
  • Lampe, K. F. & M. A. McCann. 1985. AMA handbook of poisonous and injurious plants.
  • Lewis, G. P. 1987. Legumes of Bahia.
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  • Maesen, L. J. G. van der & Sadikin Somaatmadja, eds. 1989. Pulses. 1:83 In: Faridah Hanum, I. & L. J. G. van der Maesen, eds., Plant Resources of South-East Asia (PROSEA). 1:83.
  • McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2.
  • McVaugh, R. 1983–. Flora Novo-Galiciana.
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  • Smith, A. C. 1979–1991. Flora vitiensis nova.
  • Smitinand, T. & K. Larsen, eds. 1970–. Flora of Thailand.
  • Terrell, E. E. et al. 1986. Agric. Handb. no. 505.
  • Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. 1952–. Flora of tropical East Africa.
  • Ulibarri, E. A. 1996. Sinopsis de Caesalpinia y Hoffmannseggia (Leguminosae - Caesalpinioideae) de sudamérica. Darwiniana 34:326.
  • Vidal, J. E. & S. Hul Thol. 1976. Révision des Caesalpinia asiatiques. Bull. Mus. Natl. Hist. Nat. (or, Sér. 3, Bot.) 27:79.
  • Villaseñor, J. L. & F. J. Espinoza-Garcia. 2004. The alien flowering plants of Mexico. Diversity & Distrib. 10:113–123.
  • Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994–. Flora of China (English edition).
  • Zhu, X. Y. et al. 2007. Legumes of China: a checklist.
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Check other web resources for Caesalpinia pulcherrima (L.) Sw.:

  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • ILDIS: International Legume Database and Information Service
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • 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?8306 (25 July 2014)

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