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|Family: Fabaceae (Leguminosae)||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Habit: [Perennial herb], shrub, small tree, armed or not, glandular or not. Leaf: odd- or even-2-pinnate, alternate. Inflorescence: generally raceme, axillary or terminal. Flower: +- bilateral; sepals +- free, overlapped above; stamens 10, +- exserted, free. Fruit: dehiscent or not, inflated or flat.
Species In Genus: +- 25 species: tropics, warm temperate America, Africa, Arabia; some cultivated. Etymology: (A. Cesalpino, Italian naturalist, physician, 1519--1603) Note: Caesalpinia virgata now treated as Hoffmannseggia microphylla.
eFlora Treatment Author: Martin F. Wojciechowski & Elizabeth McClintock
Jepson Online Interchange
Key to CaesalpiniaPrevious taxon: Bituminaria bituminosa
Next taxon: Caesalpinia gilliesii
Citation for this treatment: Martin F. Wojciechowski & Elizabeth McClintock 2016. Caesalpinia, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=9297, accessed on February 06, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on February 06, 2016.