Caesalpinia bahamensis Lam.

Brasiletto


Family: Leguminosae

Genus: Caesalpinia

Category: Tree

Zones: Caribbean

Description: 

Prickles on branches. Leaves opposite. Flowers white followed by seed pods.

History: 

Published in Encycl. (Lamarck) 1: 461 in 1785. Lamarck cites Catesby's Natural History Volume II plate 51.

Caribbean


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