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

 
Genus: Caesalpinia
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
  Subfamily: Caesalpinioideae
      Tribe: Caesalpinieae
Nomen number: 8290
Place of publication: Syn. pl. 2:1495. 1840
Name Verified on: 03-Oct-2001 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 08-Apr-2004
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Miami (MIA)
Accessions: 16 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

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

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Econ Pl Aust)
  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals (fide Kingsbury; Lampe & McCann)
  • Weed: (fide Econ Pl Aust)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Southern America

    • 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
    • Western South America: Peru - Lima

  • Naturalized:

  • Australasia

    • Australia: Australia
  • Northern America

    • : Mexico

  • Cultivated:

    . also cult.

References:

  • Burkart, A. E., ed. Flora ilustrada de Entre Rios. 1969- (F EntreR)
  • Cabrera, A. L., ed. Flora de la provincia de Buenos Aires. 1965-1970 (F BuenAir)
  • Campbell, F. T., ed. Report of National Coalition of Exotic Plant Pest Councils. 1995 (unpublished draft) (Rep NCEPPC)
  • Cronquist, A. et al. Intermountain flora. 1972- (Intermt F)
  • Dyer, R. A. et al., eds. Flora of southern Africa. 1963- (F SAfr)
  • Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage. 1984 (Zander ed13)
  • 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):40.
  • Kingsbury, J. M. Poisonous plants of the United States and Canada. 1964 (Kingsbury)
  • Lampe, K. F. & M. A. McCann AMA handbook of poisonous and injurious plants. 1985 (Lampe & McCann)
  • Lazarides, M. & B. Hince CSIRO Handbook of Economic Plants of Australia. 1993 (Econ Pl Aust)
  • Lewis, G. P. 1998. Caesalpinia. A revision of the Poincianella-Erythrostemon group. 1998 (Caesalpinia Poin-Ery) 161.
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. 1976 (Hortus 3)
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  • Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. Flora of tropical East Africa. 1952- (F TE Afr)
  • 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.
  • Villaseñor, J. L. & F. J. Espinoza-Garcia 2004. The alien flowering plants of Mexico Diversity & Distrib. 10:113-123.
  • Wood, J. R. I. A handbook of the flora of Yemen. 1997 (F Yemen)

Synonyms:

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 & 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.