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Caesalpinia  L.
Taxonomic Serial No.: 26499

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s): nicker [English]
    caesalpinia [English]
    poinciana [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: accepted  
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  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: partial   
  Latest Record Review: 2011   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomPlantae  – plantes, Planta, Vegetal, plants  
    SubkingdomViridiplantae  – green plants  
       InfrakingdomStreptophyta  – land plants  
             DivisionTracheophyta  – vascular plants, tracheophytes  
                SubdivisionSpermatophytina  – spermatophytes, seed plants, phanérogames  
                            FamilyFabaceae  – peas, legumes  
                               GenusCaesalpinia L. – nicker, caesalpinia, poinciana  
    Direct Children:  
                                  Species Caesalpinia caudata (A. Gray) Fisher – tailed nicker 
                                  Species Caesalpinia crista L. – gray nicker 
                                  Species Caesalpinia decapetala (Roth) Alston – shoofly, cats claw, Mauritius thorn, Mysore thorn, wait-a-bit 
                                  Species Caesalpinia echinata Lam. – Brazilwood 
                                  Species Caesalpinia major (Medik.) Dandy & Exell – Hawai'i pearls 
                                  Species Caesalpinia monensis Britton – negro mato, black nicker 
                                  Species Caesalpinia pauciflora (Griseb.) C. Wright – fewflower holdback 
                                  Species Caesalpinia phyllanthoides Standl. – wait-a-bit vine 
                                  Species Caesalpinia pulcherrima (L.) Sw. – pride-of-Barbados, dwarf poinciana, flowerfence 
                                  Species Caesalpinia pumila (Britton & Rose) F.J. Herm.  
                                  Species Caesalpinia sappan L. – sappanwood 
                                  Species Caesalpinia violacea Standl. – brasiletto 

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  Source: Fabaceae of North America Update, database (version 2011)  
  Acquired: 2011   
  Notes: Updated for ITIS by the Flora of North America Expertise Network, in connection with an update for USDA PLANTS (2007-2010)   
  Reference for: Caesalpinia   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Caesalpinia   
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 4.0.4)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.   
  Reference for: Caesalpinia   
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 5.1.1)  
  Acquired: 2000   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.   
  Reference for: Caesalpinia   
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