Caesalpinia spinosa (Molina) Kuntze

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2505)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2404)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2036)

      Order: Fabales (229)

        Family: Fabaceae (229) (family description)

          Genus: Caesalpinia (6)

           Epithet: spinosa (Molina) Kuntze (7)

Synonyms: Caesalpinia pectinata Cav., Caesalpinia tara Ruiz & Pav., Caesalpinia tinctoria DC., Coulteria tinctoria (Molina) Kunth, Poinciana spinosa Molina, Tara spinosa (Molina) Britton & Rose

spinosa => having spines or thorns

tinctoria => used for dyeing.

Characteristics

Climate: sub-tropical

Habit: tree, arborescent

Flower colour: yellow

External links

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

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