Caesalpinia pulcherrima


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    • n Caesalpinia pulcherrima tropical shrub or small tree having showy yellow to orange-red flowers; sometimes placed in genus Poinciana
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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).