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Details for: Caesalpinia pulcherrima
Source: ILDIS World Database of Legumes 2010. (copyright © ILDIS).

Name: Caesalpinia pulcherrima (L.) Sw.
Rank: Species
Taxonomy (this taxon is included in): Regnum - Plantae
     Divisio - Tracheophyta
          Subdivisio - Spermatophytina
               Class - Magnoliopsida
                    Superordo - Rosanae
                         Ordo - Fabales Bromhead
                              Familia - Fabaceae Lindl.
                                   Tribus - Caesalpinieae
                                        Genus - Caesalpinia L.
Synonyms: Poinciana bijuga Lour.
Poinciana elata L.
Poinciana pulcherrima L.
Caesalpinia pulcherrima var. flava Bailey & Rehder
Comments: Cultivated and naturalised thruoghout the tropics., Native to Central America., Probably native of Tropical America; cultivated throughout the tropics., Several colour forms.
Common names: Aigrette (French), Barbados Pride (English), Bird-of-Paradise Flower (), Carzazo (), Fisihetau (), Flamboyant Nain (French), Francillade (), Guacamaya (), Macata (), Paradise Flower (English), Peacock Flower (English), Peacock Tree (English), Petit Flamboyant (French), Poinciana (), Poincillade (), Pride Of Barbados (English), Tabachin (), Tabacin (), Zegret ()[Credits]
Conservation Status: Not Threatened
Maps: distribution
Occurrence: [Eg]
Use: Chemical products, Environmental, Food and Drink, Medicine, Miscellaneous, Toxins