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Caesalpinia pulcherrima


Accepted name

Caesalpinia pulcherrima (L.) Sw.1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16

Synonyms

Caesalpinia pulcherrima (L.) Sw. var. flava Bailey & Rehder11
Poinciana bijuga Lour.17
Poinciana elata Lour.17
Poinciana pulcherrima L.1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 7, 12, 13, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29

Taxonomy

Tribe: Caesalpinieae;  Genus: Caesalpinia

Vernacular names

Aigrette6; Aigrette8; Barbados Pride11; Barbados Pride1; Barbados Pride2; Barbados Pride3; Bird-of-Paradise Flower30; Carzazo31; Clavellina; Fisihetau32; Flamboyant Nain6; Francillade31; Guacamaya; Macata31; Paradise Flower33; Paradise Flower34; Peacock Flower35; Peacock Flower11; Peacock Tree (En)34; Petit Flamboyant6; Petit Flamboyant36; Poinciana30; Poincillade8; Poincillade31; Pride of Barbados4; Pride of Barbados8; Pride of Barbados12; Pride of Barbados37; Tabach & #237; n25; Tabac & #237; n; Zegret38

Descriptors

Perennial non-climbing tree;  not threatened

Uses

Environmental39; Environmental6; Environmental9; Environmental35; Environmental10; Environmental11; Environmental40; Environmental12; Environmental32; Environmental13; Environmental36; Environmental41; Environmental15; Food and Drink40; Medicine20; Medicine8; Medicine35; Medicine11; Medicine42; Miscellaneous35; Miscellaneous42; Toxins20; Environmental1; Chemical products43; Medicine43; Toxins43

Notes

Cultivated and naturalised thruoghout the tropics.35; Several colour forms.44; Native to Central America.6; Probably native of Tropical America; cultivated throughout the tropics.2


Geographical records

Africa:   Angola-ISO(I)45, Central African Republic(I)46, Egypt(I)46, Equatorial Guinea-ISO(I)46, Ethiopia(I)47, Ghana(I)46, Ivory Coast(I)46, Kenya(I)1, Liberia(I)46, Malawi(I)46, Mali(I)48, Niger(I)49, Nigeria(I)46, Sierra Leone(I)46, Somalia(I)50, South Africa(I)37, Tanzania(I)46, Uganda(I)51, Zaire(I)52, Zambia(I)53

Aldabra:   Amirantes Group8

Asia2, 5, 7, 9, 10, 11, 13, 14, 16, 34, 35, 44, 54, 55, 56, 57, 58, 59, 60, 61, 62, 63, 64, 65, 66, 67, 68, 69, 70, 71, 72, 73, 74, 75, 76, 77, 78:   Bangladesh(I)67, Bhutan(I)9, Brunei(I)75, Burma(I)78, Cambodia(I)7, 78, China(I)7, 16, 78, Hong Kong(I)7, India(I)7, 59, 60, 61, 62, 63, 64, 65, 66, 69, 70, 71, 72, 78, Indonesia-ISO(I)2, 7, 58, 73, 77, Iraq(I)54, Irian Jaya(I)2, Japan(I)7, 78, Java(N)73, Laos(I)7, 78, Lesser Sunda Is(N)58, Malaysia-ISO(I)7, 58, Moluccas(N)58, Myanmar(I)7, 56, Nepal(I)7, 14, 68, 78, Pakistan(I)10, Philippines(I)76, Ryukyu Is(N)13, Sabah(N)58, Singapore(I)74, Sri Lanka(I)7, 11, Sumatra(N)77, Taiwan(I)7, 16, 55, 57, Thailand(I)7, 35, 78, Vietnam(I)7, 78

Australasia2:   Papua New Guinea(I)2

Caribbean31, 79:   Anguilla(I), Antigua-Barbuda(I), Bahamas(I)79, Barbados(I), Cayman Is(I), Cuba(I), Dominica(I), Dominican Republic(I)31, Grenada(I), Guadeloupe(I), Haiti(I)31, Jamaica(I), Martinique(I), Montserrat(I), Netherlands Antilles(I), Netherlands Leeward Is(I), Puerto Rico(I), St Kitts-Nevis(I), St Lucia(I), St Martin-St Barthelemy(I), St Vincent(I)

Central America2, 24, 25, 27, 28, 80, 81, 82, 83, 84, 85:   Belize(I)27, 86, 87, Costa Rica(I)29, 88, El Salvador(I)27, 28, 84, 87, Guatemala(N)27, 28, Honduras(I), Mexico (North & Central)(N)24, 25, 27, 28, 83, Mexico (South East)(N)27, 28, 80, 81, 82, Nicaragua(I)28, 87, Panama(I)17, 27, 87, 89, 90

China:   Guangdong16, Guangxi16, Yunnan16

India:   Andhra Pradesh59, Arunachal Pradesh64, Assam69, Karnataka60, Madhaya Pradesh70, Orissa61, Punjab66, Rajasthan63, Tamil Nadu62, Tripura65, Uttar Pradesh71, West Bengal72

Indian Ocean6, 8, 15, 67, 91, 92, 93, 94, 95:   Aldabra(I)8, Andaman Is(I)67, Christmas I(I)34, Comoro Is(I)91, 95, Laccadive Is(I)67, Madagascar(I)15, Maldives(I)92, 93, 94, Mauritius(I)6, Nicobar Is(I)67, Reunion(I)6, Rodrigues(I)6, Seychelles(I)8

Middle East54:   Saudi Arabia(I)54, South Yemen(I)54

North America20, 30:   United States(I)18, 20, 26, 30, 87, 96

Pacific Ocean2, 12, 36, 97, 98, 99:   Bismarck Archipelago(I)2, Cook Is(I)99, Fiji(I)12, 97, Marquesas(I)36, Marshall Is(I)98, Niue(I), Northern Marianas(I)98, Samoa-JML(I)99, Society Is(I)36

South America2:   Argentina(I)100, 101, Bolivia(I)102, Brazil(I)21, Colombia(I)28, Ecuador(I)103, French Guiana(I)19, Guyana(I), Peru(I)23, Surinam(I), Venezuela(I)

United States:   Arizona30, California30, Florida20, 30, Texas30

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

Habitats (for Africa only)

Cultivated1

Literature citations

Description1, 2, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 13, 15, 16, 17, 22, 31, 34, 35, 40, 73, 78, 79, 104, 105;  Illustration2, 7, 16, 35, 55, 78, 106

Sources

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

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