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Caesalpinia L.
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General Information
Symbol: CAESA
Group: Dicot
Family: Fabaceae
Duration:  
Growth Habit :  
Native Status : HI   I,I?,N
L48   I,N
PB   I,N
PR   I,N
VI   I,N
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Native Status:
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Classification

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Rank Scientific Name and Common Name
Kingdom Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants
Class Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons
Subclass Rosidae
Order Fabales
Family Fabaceae ⁄ Leguminosae – Pea family
Genus Caesalpinia L. – nicker

Subordinate Taxa

The Plants Database includes the following 24 species of Caesalpinia . Click below on a thumbnail map or name for species profiles. Plant is native (blue) Native Plant is introduced Introduced Plant is introduced Native and Introduced Related taxa legend Distribution of <i>
Caesalpinia bonduc</i>
(L.) Roxb.
Caesalpinia bonduc
yellow nicker Distribution of <i>
Caesalpinia caudata</i>
(A. Gray) Fisher
Caesalpinia caudata
tailed nicker Distribution of <i>
Caesalpinia ciliata</i>
(Bergius ex Wikstr.) Urb.
Caesalpinia ciliata
mato Distribution of <i>
Caesalpinia coriaria</i>
(Jacq.) Willd.
Caesalpinia coriaria
divi divi Distribution of <i>
Caesalpinia culebrae</i>
(Britton & P. Wilson) Alain
Caesalpinia culebrae
smooth yellow nicker Distribution of <i>
Caesalpinia decapetala</i>
(Roth) Alston
Caesalpinia decapetala
shoofly Distribution of <i>
Caesalpinia divergens</i>
Urb.
Caesalpinia divergens
small yellow nicker Distribution of <i>
Caesalpinia echinata</i>
Lam.
Caesalpinia echinata
Brazilwood Distribution of <i>
Caesalpinia gilliesii</i>
(Wall. ex Hook.) Wall. ex D. Dietr.
Caesalpinia gilliesii
bird-of-paradise shrub Distribution of <i>
Caesalpinia kavaiensis</i>
H. Mann
Caesalpinia kavaiensis
uhiuhi Distribution of <i>
Caesalpinia major</i>
(Medik.) Dandy & Exell
Caesalpinia major
Hawai'i pearls Distribution of <i>
Caesalpinia mexicana</i>
A. Gray
Caesalpinia mexicana
Mexican holdback Distribution of <i>
Caesalpinia monensis</i>
Britton
Caesalpinia monensis
black nicker Distribution of <i>
Caesalpinia myabensis</i>
Britton
Caesalpinia myabensis
Distribution of <i>
Caesalpinia pauciflora</i>
(Griseb.) C. Wright ex Sauvalle
Caesalpinia pauciflora
fewflower holdback Distribution of <i>
Caesalpinia peninsularis</i>
(Britton) Eifert [excluded]
Caesalpinia peninsularis
Distribution of <i>
Caesalpinia phyllanthoides</i>
Standl.
Caesalpinia phyllanthoides
wait-a-bit vine Distribution of <i>
Caesalpinia portoricensis</i>
(Britton & P. Wilson) Alain
Caesalpinia portoricensis
brown nicker Distribution of <i>
Caesalpinia pulcherrima</i>
(L.) Sw.
Caesalpinia pulcherrima
pride-of-Barbados Distribution of <i>
Caesalpinia pumila</i>
(Britton & Rose) F.J. Herm.
Caesalpinia pumila
Distribution of <i>
Caesalpinia sappan</i>
L.
Caesalpinia sappan
sappanwood Distribution of <i>
Caesalpinia spinosa</i>
(Molina) Kuntze
Caesalpinia spinosa
spiny holdback Distribution of <i>
Caesalpinia violacea</i>
Standl.
Caesalpinia violacea
brasiletto Distribution of <i>
Caesalpinia wootonii</i>
(Britton) Eifert ex Isely
Caesalpinia wootonii
Wooton's holdback Plant is native (blue) Native Plant is introduced Introduced Plant is introduced Native and Introduced Related taxa legend

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Query: SELECT * FROM img WHERE ready=1 and taxon like "Caesalpinia sp.%" and (lifeform != "specimen_tag" OR lifeform != "Plant") ORDER BY taxon

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Caesalpinia sp.
Caesalpinia sp.
Bird-of-paradise Bush
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