caesalpinoid

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caesalpinoid

(sɛzˈælpɪnˌɔɪd) or

caesalpiniaceous

adj
(Botany) of, relating to, or belonging to the Caesalpinoideae, a mainly tropical subfamily of leguminous plants that have irregular flowers: includes carob, senna, brazil, cassia, and poinciana
[from New Latin Caesalpinia type genus, named after Andrea Cesalpino (1519–1603), Italian botanist]
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Three new Caesalpiniaceous trees from Guyana and its periphery.