Caesalpinia cacalaco

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Caesalpinia cacalaco


Taxonavigation: Fabales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Rosids
Cladus: Eurosids I
Ordo: Fabales

Familia: Fabaceae
Subfamilia: Caesalpinioideae
Tribus: Caesalpinieae
Genus: Caesalpinia
Species: Caesalpinia cacalaco


  • Caesalpinia cacalaco Bonpl., Pl. Aequinoct. 2: 173–174, pl. 137. 1817.


  • Homotypic
    • Russellodendron cacalaco (Bonpl.) Britton & Rose, N. Amer. Fl. 23(5): 320. 1930.
  • Heterotypic
    • Coulteria mexicana DC., Prodr. 2: 481. 1825.
    • Poinciana horrida Sessé & Moc., Naturaleza (Mexico City), ser. 2, 1, app. 66. 1888.


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Southern America
    • Regional: Brazil

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition


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