Caesalpinia

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Caesalpinia small spiny tropical trees or shrubs; includes the small genus or subgenus Poinciana
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Usage

In literature:

Caesalpinia, and a leguminous tree, fructibus 1-spermis, drupaceis, Webera, Premna, Cissi sp.
"Journals of Travels in Assam, Burma, Bhootan, Afghanistan and TheNeighbouring Countries" by William Griffith
Sapang, the Brazil-wood, (Caesalpinia sappan), whether indigenous or not, is common in the Malayan countries.
"The History of Sumatra" by William Marsden
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In news:

Pride of Barbados ( Caesalpinia spp.).
There are two very common species of Caesalpinia in the nursery trade: pulcherrima and gillesii, and both are quite beautiful.
Caesalpinia pulcherrima is most commonly known as Pride of Barbados or Red Bird of Paradise.
The red bird of paradise ( Caesalpinia pulcherrima ) is often mistakenly called the "Mexican bird of paradise" (a similar plant, with all-yellow flowers).
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