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bird of paradise bush
Caesalpinia gilliesii
bird of paradise bush Pea Family
Caesalpinia gilliesii Fabaceae
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English common names
  •bird of paradise bush
  •desert bird of paradise
Spanish common names
  •lagaña de perro
  •algarrobillo
  •barba de chivo
accepted scientific name
  •Caesalpinia gilliesii (Wall. ex Hook.) D. Dietr.
rules for finding collection records
  •Caesalpinia gilliesii (172)
  •Poinciana gilliesii (0)
family name
  •Fabaceae
Image Author: ©2009 Javier martin
Image License: public domain
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Five petals
Petal colors: color
Flower size is about 1.7 inches
Leaf: Alternate, Compound
Plant Observed beginning of October thru 2nd week of May

Plant Showiness (72%)
base map where plant found
mag select
grid lines base