Caesalpinia echinata Lam.

Common name

English: Brazilwood

German: Brasilholz

Portuguese: Pau-brasil

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2505)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2404)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2036)

      Order: Fabales (229)

        Family: Fabaceae (229) (family description)

          Genus: Caesalpinia (6)

           Epithet: echinata Lam. (1)

Synonym: Guilandina echinata (Lam.) Spreng.

echinata => set with prickles or spines (echinus, a hedgehog, or a prickle)

Characteristics

Climate: tropical

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: tree

Flower colour: yellow

External links

Check for Caesalpinia echinata at The Plant List, GBIF or IPNI

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