Caesalpinia pulcherrima (L.) Sw.

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Caesalpinia pulcherrima

Photo: Bart Wursten
Pink Papaya, Chimoio

Caesalpinia pulcherrima

Photo: Bart Wursten
Pink Papaya, Chimoio

Caesalpinia pulcherrima

Photo: Bart Wursten
Pink Papaya, Chimoio

Caesalpinia pulcherrima

Photo: Bart Wursten
Pink Papaya, Chimoio

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Synonyms: Poinciana pulcherrima L.
Common names: Mexican Bird of Paradise (English) Peacock Flower (English) Pride of Barbados (English)
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Derivation of specific name: pulcherrima: most beautiful
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Worldwide distribution: Native to tropical and subtropical America.
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Other sources of information about Caesalpinia pulcherrima:

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Flora of Mozambique: cultivated Caesalpinia pulcherrima
Flora of Zambia: cultivated Caesalpinia pulcherrima

External websites:

African Plant Database: Caesalpinia pulcherrima
Biodiversity Explorer (Biodiversity of southern Africa): Caesalpinia pulcherrima
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Caesalpinia pulcherrima
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Caesalpinia pulcherrima
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Caesalpinia pulcherrima
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Caesalpinia pulcherrima
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Caesalpinia pulcherrima
Ispot Southern Africa : Caesalpinia pulcherrima
JSTOR Plant Science: Caesalpinia pulcherrima
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Caesalpinia pulcherrima
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Caesalpinia pulcherrima
Tropicos: Caesalpinia pulcherrima
West African Plants database: Caesalpinia pulcherrima


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-14

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2014). Flora of Zimbabwe: Cultivated Plants: Species information: Caesalpinia pulcherrima.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/species.php?species_id=165510, retrieved 25 October 2014

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