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Calliandra  Benth.
Taxonomic Serial No.: 500171

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
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  Common Name(s): stickpea [English]
 
    false mesquite [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  
          SuperdivisionEmbryophyta   
             DivisionTracheophyta  – vascular plants, tracheophytes  
                SubdivisionSpermatophytina  – spermatophytes, seed plants, phanérogames  
                   ClassMagnoliopsida   
                      SuperorderRosanae   
                         OrderFabales   
                            FamilyFabaceae  – peas, legumes  
                               GenusCalliandra Benth. – stickpea, false mesquite  
    Direct Children:  
                                  Species Calliandra biflora Tharp – twoflower stickpea, two-flowered stick-pea 
                                  Species Calliandra californica Benth. – tabardillo, zapotillo 
                                  Species Calliandra conferta Benth. – Rio Grande stickpea, false mesquite 
                                  Species Calliandra eriophylla Benth. – fairyduster, false mesquite 
                                  Species Calliandra haematocephala Hassk. – stickpea 
                                  Species Calliandra haematomma (Bertero ex DC.) Benth. – red powderpuff 
                                  Species Calliandra houstoniana (Mill.) Standl.  
                                  Species Calliandra humilis Benth. – dwarf stickpea, mountain calliandra 
                                  Species Calliandra iselyi B.L. Turner – Isely's stickpea 
                                  Species Calliandra laxa (Willd.) Benth. – Cuming's stickpea 
                                  Species Calliandra purpurea (L.) Benth. – purple stickpea 
                                  Species Calliandra surinamensis Benth. – Surinamese stickpea 
       

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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: Calliandra   
       
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 4.0.4)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA. http://plants.usda.gov   
  Reference for: Calliandra   
       
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 5.1.1)  
  Acquired: 2000   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA. http://plants.usda.gov   
  Reference for: Calliandra   
       
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