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List of names matching "Caesalpinia gilliesii"
Status Name
accepted Caesalpinia gilliesii (Hook.) D. Dietr.

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Caesalpinia gilliesii

Accepted name

Caesalpinia gilliesii (Hook.) D. Dietr.1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10


Caesalpinia macrantha Delile
Erythrostemon gilliesii (Hook.) Link & al.9
Poinciana gilliesii Hook.3, 4, 6


Tribe: Caesalpinieae;  Genus: Caesalpinia

Vernacular names

Barba de Chivo11; Bird of Paradise3; Caesalpinia (En)12; Caesalpinia (En)12; Caesalpinie (Ge)12; Disciplina de Monja13; Espiga de Amor11; Espiga de Amor4; Flamboyan (Sp)12; Lagaa de Perro11; Mal de Ojos13; Mal de Perro13; Piscala11; Poinciana3; Sapantrad (Sw)12; Tzezalpiniya Dzhillisa (Rus)2


Perennial non-climbing tree;  not threatened


Environmental14; Environmental8; Environmental15; Environmental1; Environmental2


Native to South America.7

Geographical records

Africa:   Angola-ISO(I)16, Ethiopia(I)17, Kenya(I)18, Libya(I)19, Mozambique(I)18, Namibia-ISO(I)20, South Africa(I)20, Tanzania(I)18, Zimbabwe(I)18

Asia6, 8, 21, 22, 23:   Afghanistan(I)21, Azerbaijan(I)24, India(I)6, 22, 23, Iran(I)21, Iraq(I)21, Pakistan(I)8, Turkmenistan(I)25

Australasia26:   Australia(I)26

Australia:   New South Wales26, Queensland26, Western Australia26

Caribbean4:   Puerto Rico(I)4

Europe:   Ukraine(I)

India:   Punjab23, West Bengal22

Indian Ocean7:   Mauritius(I)7

North America3, 27:   United States(I)3, 27, 28

Pacific Ocean15:   New Zealand (North)(I)15, New Zealand (South)(I)15

South America3, 7, 11, 29:   Argentina(N)3, 4, 11, 19, Chile(N)30, Peru(I)29

Ukraine:   Krym2

United States:   Arizona27, California27, Florida27, Nevada27, New Mexico27, Oklahoma27, Texas27, Utah27

(N = native, I = introduced, U = uncertain status)

Habitats (for Africa only)

Cultivated1; Cultivated3; Cultivated4

Literature citations

Description2, 3, 4, 7, 8, 13, 14, 19, 20, 31;  Illustration8, 10, 13, 19, 31


2005 (Indian Ocean) Lock JM & Ireland H (JS2005);     Coordinator: 1994/1995 Lewis GP


1:Brenan, J.P.M. (1967) Caesalp. In: Flora Trop. East Africa. Milne-Redhead & Polhill
2:Bobrov, E.G. (1941) In: Flora URSS, Vol. 11. Mosqua, Leningrad. (Rus)
3:Isely, D. (1975) Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 25 (2): 1-228 Legum. of the U.S.: II.
4:Liogier, A.H. (1988) Desc. Flora Puerto Rico & Adjacent Is-Spermatophyta Vol. II
5:Czerepanov, S.K. (1981) Plantae Vasculares, URSS. Leningrad.
6:Sanjappa, M. (1992) Legumes of India. Dehra Dun: Bishen Singh Mahendra...
7:Polhill, R, M. (1990) Legumineuses. In: Flore des Mascareignes, Vol 80. J. Bosser et a
8:Ali, S.I. (1973) Flora of Pakistan, No. 54 Caesalpiniaceae. Karachi: Univ Karac
9:Lewis, G.P. (1998) Caesalpinia: rev. of Poincianella-Erythrostemon Gp. RBG Kew
10:Pilipenko, F.S. (1958) In: Dereviya i kustarniki SSSR, Vol. 4. Moscow, Leningrad. (Rus)
11:Burkart, A. (1952) Acme Agency, Buenos Aires 569 pp Las Leguminosas Argentinas
12:Balashev, L.L., Ed. (1970) Dictionary of useful plants in twenty european languages.
13:Lewis, G.P. (1994) Studies in neotropical Caesalpinia. PhD Thesis, Univ. St And
14:Townsend, C.C. & Guest, E. (1974) Flora of Iraq. Vol. 3. Baghdad.
15:Horn, P.E. (1988) Herbarium References
16:Torre, A.R. da & Hillcoat, D. (1958) Caesalpinoideae. In: Consp. Fl. Angolensis 2. Exell & Mendonca
17:Thulin, M. (1983) Opera Botanica 68: 1-223. Leguminosae of Ethiopia
18:Lock, J.M. (1985) Specimen in Herb. Kew
19:Jafri, S.M.N. (1978) Caesalpiniaceae. In: Flora of Libya pt. 61 (Jafri & El Gadi, Ed)
20:Ross, J.H. (1982) Caesalpinoideae. In: Flora Southern Africa 16, pt. 1. Ross. J.H.
21:Lock, J.M. & Simpson, K. (1991) Legumes of West Asia: A Checklist. RBG, Kew.
22:Sanjappa, M. (2000) Checklist of the Leguminosae in South Asia. Typescript
23:Parker, R.N. (1918) Forest Flora for the Punjab with Hazara and Delhi
24:Prilipko, L.I. (1954) In: Flora Azerbaijana, Vol. 5. Baku. (Rus)
25:Nikitin, V.V. (1949) In: Flora Turkmenii, Vol. 4. Ashkhabad. (Rus)
26:Hnatiuk, R.J. (1990) Census Australian Vasc. Plants, Bureau Fl. & Fauna, Canberra
27:Isely, D. (1998) Native & naturalized Leg. of the USA. Brigham Young Univ. Utah
28:Robertson, K.R. & Lee, Y.T. (1976) J. Arnold Arbor. 57 (1): 1-53 Genera Caesalpinioideae-S.E. USA
29:Zarucchi, J.L. (1993) Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 45: 44-527. Cata. Fl. Pl. Gym
30:Marticorena, C. & Quezada, M. (1985) Gayana, Bot. 42: 1-157 Catalogo de la flora vascular de Chile
31:Harden, G.J. (Ed.) (1991) Flora of New South Wales, Vol 2. Kensington: New South Wales

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TROPICOS nomenclatural database at Missouri Botanical Garden (W3TROPICOS)

Flora Europaea database at RBG Edinburgh

APNI (Australian Plant Name Index): nomenclatural database in Canberra


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