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Common name

English: Brazilwood

German: Brasilholz

Portuguese: Pau-brasil

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2597)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2496)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2110)

      Order: Fabales (237)

        Family: Fabaceae (237)(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

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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