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    Author(s): Nadia Navarrete-Tindall
    Date: 2002
    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)
    Station: North Central Research Station
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    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.

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    Citation

    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

    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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