Caesalpinia ferrea var. parvifolia Benth.

Common name

English: Leopard Tree


Kingdom: Plantae (2505)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2404)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2036)

      Order: Fabales (229)

        Family: Fabaceae (229) (family description)

          Genus: Caesalpinia (6)

           Epithet: ferrea C.Mart. (1)

             Variety: parvifolia Benth.

ferrea => ‚Äėbelonging to iron‚Äô, in reference to its very hard and heavy wood

parvifolia => having small leaves


Climate: tropical

Habit: tree

Flower colour: orange, yellow

External links

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

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