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Noun1.Caesalpinia - small spiny tropical trees or shrubs; includes the small genus or subgenus Poinciana
rosid dicot genus - a genus of dicotyledonous plants
Caesalpinioideae, subfamily Caesalpinioideae - alternative name in some classification systems for the family Caesalpiniaceae
bonduc tree, Caesalpinia bonduc, Caesalpinia bonducella, bonduc - tropical tree with large prickly pods of seeds that resemble beans and are used for jewelry and rosaries
Caesalpinia coriaria, divi-divi - small thornless tree or shrub of tropical America whose seed pods are a source of tannin
Caesalpinia decapetala, Caesalpinia sepiaria, Mysore thorn - spreading thorny shrub of tropical Asia bearing large erect racemes of red-marked yellow flowers
Caesalpinia echinata, peachwood, peach-wood, pernambuco wood, brazilwood - tropical tree with prickly trunk; its heavy red wood yields a red dye and is used for cabinetry
brazilian ironwood, Caesalpinia ferrea - thornless tree yielding heavy wood
bird of paradise, Caesalpinia gilliesii, Poinciana gilliesii, poinciana - a tropical flowering shrub having bright orange or red flowers; sometimes placed in genus Poinciana
Caesalpinia pulcherrima, flamboyant tree, paradise flower, Poinciana pulcherrima, pride of barbados - tropical shrub or small tree having showy yellow to orange-red flowers; sometimes placed in genus Poinciana
Poinciana, subgenus Poinciana - small subgenus of ornamental tropical shrubs or trees; not recognized in some classifications
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Caesalpinia sappan or known as secang in Indonesia is a flowering tree from Leguminosae family which wide-distributed throughout Southeast Asia.
Cactaceae Opuntia cochenillifera (L.) Mill Caesalpiniaceae Aeschynomene viscidula Michx Caesalpinia ferrea Martins Caesalpinia leiostachya Cicer arietinum L.
Avaliacao da area foliar de tres especies florestais ocorrentes no semiarido paraibano (Amburana cearenses, Caesalpinia ferrea, Caesalpinia pyramidalis).
An illustration from Volume 1, Caesalpinia sappan (figure 1), depicts a source of valuable red dye.
The abundant species in this type of forest are Acacia gaumeri, Alvaradoa amorphoides, Bursera simaruba, Caesalpinia gaumeri, Cohniella yucatanensis, Ceiba aesculifolia, Diospyros cuneata, Gymnopodium floribundum, Hampea trilobata, Jatropha gaumeri, Neomillspaughia emargiata, Parmentiera aculeata, Piscidia piscipula, Randia longiloba, Sideroxylon americanum.
Once the heavy seed pods of Caesalpinia gilliesii have been removed, prune back down the stem and always water well after any drastic action.
(2012) tested different methods to break dormancy in seeds of Cassia grandis L., whereas Gnoatto & Cruz-Silva (2011) worked with seeds of Brazilian ironwood (Caesalpinia ferrea Mart.
Then, the objective of this research was to evaluate the influence of light and temperatures on the germination and vigor of Caesalpinia pulcherrima L.
Instead, try glory pea (Clianthus puniceus) with brilliant red flowers, glory bush (Tibouchina urvilleana) carrying violet purple flowers, and crimson threadflower (Caesalpinia gilliesii), whose yellow flowers have long crimson thread.