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Taxon: Caesalpinia pulcherrima (L.) Sw.

 
Genus: Caesalpinia
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
Subfamily: Caesalpinioideae
Tribe: Caesalpinieae
Nomen number: 8306
Place of publication: Observ. bot. 166. 1791
Link to protologue: https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/3586833
Name Verified on: 26-Mar-2004 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 26 (4 active, 3 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

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: Kulturvaxtdatabas) - Swedish

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental; ornamental
  • Medicines:
  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals

Distributional Range:

    Cultivated (cult. throughout tropics)

    Naturalized (natzd. throughout tropics)

    Other (origin unknown)

References:

  1. Adams, C. 1972. Flowering plants of Jamaica
  2. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  3. Aubréville, A. et al., eds. 1960-. Flore du Cambodge du Laos et du Viet-Nam.
  4. Boudet, G. et al. 1986. Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Mali
  5. Chinese Academy of Sciences. 1959-. Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae.
  6. Dyer, R. A. et al., eds. 1963-. Flora of southern Africa.
  7. Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage
  8. Forzza, R. C. et al., coord. Lista de espécies da flora do Brasil (on-line resource).
  9. Grierson, A. J. C. & D. J. Long. 1984-. Flora of Bhutan including a record of plants from Sikkim.
  10. Hara, H. et al. 1978-1982. An enumeration of the flowering plants of Nepal.
  11. Howard, R. 1974-1989. Flora of the lesser Antilles.
  12. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  13. Isely, D. 1975. Leguminosae of the United States: II. Subfamily Caesalpinioideae. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 25(2):45.
  14. Lampe, K. F. & M. A. McCann. 1985. AMA handbook of poisonous and injurious plants
  15. Lewis, G. P. 1987. Legumes of Bahia
  16. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  17. Maesen, L. J. G. van der & Sadikin Somaatmadja, eds. 1989. Pulses. Plant Resources of South-East Asia (PROSEA) 1:83.
  18. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2 American Herbal Products Association, Silver Spring, Maryland.
  19. McVaugh, R. 1983-. Flora Novo-Galiciana.
  20. Personal Care Products Council. INCI
  21. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  22. Smith, A. C. 1979-1991. Flora vitiensis nova.
  23. Smitinand, T. & K. Larsen, eds. 1970-. Flora of Thailand.
  24. Terrell, E. E. et al. 1986. Agricultural Handbook no. 505
  25. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. 1952-. Flora of tropical East Africa.
  26. Ulibarri, E. A. 1996. Sinopsis de Caesalpinia y Hoffmannseggia (Leguminosae - Caesalpinioideae) de sudamérica. Darwiniana 34:326.
  27. Vidal, J. E. & S. Hul Thol. 1976. Révision des Caesalpinia asiatiques. Bull. Mus. Natl. Hist. Nat. (or, Sér. 3, Bot.) 27:79.
  28. Villaseñor, J. L. & F. J. Espinoza-Garcia. 2004. The alien flowering plants of Mexico. Diversity & Distrib. 10:113-123.
  29. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994-. Flora of China (English edition).
  30. Zhu, X. Y. et al. 2007. Legumes of China: a checklist

Check other web resources for Caesalpinia pulcherrima (L.) Sw. :

  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • ILDIS: International Legume Database & Information Service
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas 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.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Images:

  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=8306. Accessed 25 August 2019.