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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. Last Changed: 18-May-2018
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Miami (MIA)
Accessions: 26 (4 active, 3 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

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. Flowering plants of Jamaica (F Jam)
  2. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  3. Aubréville, A. et al., eds. Flore du Cambodge du Laos et du Viet-Nam. (F CambLVN)
  4. Boudet, G. et al. Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Mali (L Mali)
  5. Chinese Academy of Sciences Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae. (F China)
  6. Dyer, R. A. et al., eds. Flora of southern Africa. (F SAfr)
  7. Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage (Zander ed13)
  8. Forzza, R. C. et al., coord. Lista de espécies da flora do Brasil (on-line resource). (L Brasil Online)
  9. Grierson, A. J. C. & D. J. Long Flora of Bhutan including a record of plants from Sikkim. (F Bhutan)
  10. Hara, H. et al. An enumeration of the flowering plants of Nepal. (L Nepal)
  11. Howard, R. Flora of the lesser Antilles. (F LAnt)
  12. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening (Dict Gard)
  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 AMA handbook of poisonous and injurious plants (Lampe & McCann)
  15. Lewis, G. P. Legumes of Bahia (Leg Bahia)
  16. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  17. Maesen, L. J. G. van der & Sadikin Somaatmadja, eds. 1989. Pulses (Pl Res SEAs) 1:83.
  18. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker Herbs of commerce, ed. 2 (Herbs Commerce ed2)
  19. McVaugh, R. Flora Novo-Galiciana. (F NGalicia)
  20. Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)
  21. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  22. Smith, A. C. Flora vitiensis nova. (F Viti)
  23. Smitinand, T. & K. Larsen, eds. Flora of Thailand. (F Thailand)
  24. Terrell, E. E. et al. Agricultural Handbook no. 505 (AH 505)
  25. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. Flora of tropical East Africa. (F TE Afr)
  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. Flora of China (English edition). (F ChinaEng)
  30. Zhu, X. Y. et al. Legumes of China: a checklist (Leg China)

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 20 May 2019.