Title: Caesalpina pulcherrima (L.) Sw.
Author: Navarrete-Tindall, Nadia;
Source: In: Vozzo, J. A., ed. Tropical Tree Seed Manual: Part II, Species Descriptions. Agric. Handb. 721. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service: 346-347
Publication Series: Scientific Journal (JRNL)
Description: Caesalpina pulcherrima, is native to the West Indies and Mexico (Croat 1978) and has naturalized in El Salvador and Panama. Two similar species are the Mexican bird of paradise C. mexicana, and bird of paradise bush C. gilliesi.
Keywords: Flor barbona, flower crest, francillade, gallito, guacamaya, paradise flower, peacock crest, pride of Barbados, red bird of paradise, spansh carnation, tabachin
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Navarrete-Tindall, Nadia 2002. Caesalpina pulcherrima (L.) Sw. In: Vozzo, J. A., ed. Tropical Tree Seed Manual: Part II, Species Descriptions. Agric. Handb. 721. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service: 346-347
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