Taxon: Caesalpinia ferrea Mart. ex Tul.

 
Genus: Caesalpinia
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
  Subfamily: Caesalpinioideae
      Tribe: Caesalpinieae
Nomen number: 8289
Place of publication: Arch. Mus. Hist. Nat. 4:137. 1844
Name Verified on: 26-Mar-2004 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 26-Mar-2004
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Miami (MIA)
Accessions: 4 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

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

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Southern America

    • Brazil: Brazil - Amazonas, - Bahia, - Maranhao, - Para, - Piaui

  • Cultivated:

    . also cult.

References:

  • Angely, J. A. Flora analítica e fitográfica do Estado de São Paulo. 1970- (F Anal Sao Paulo)
  • Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  • Isely, D. 1975. Leguminosae of the United States: II. Subfamily Caesalpinioideae Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 25(2):39.
  • Lewis, G. P. Legumes of Bahia. 1987 (Leg Bahia)
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. 1976 (Hortus 3)
  • Mabberley, D. J. The plant-book: a portable dictionary of the vascular plants, ed. 2. 1997 (Pl Book)
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  • Ulibarri, E. A. 1996. Sinopsis de Caesalpinia y Hoffmannseggia (Leguminosae - Caesalpinioideae) de sudamérica (Darwiniana) 34:315.
  • Verdcourt, B. A manual of New Guinea legumes. 1979 (Leg New Guinea)

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 & 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.