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|Noun||1.||genus 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
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
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