Definition of Caesalpinia

1. Noun. Small spiny tropical trees or shrubs; includes the small genus or subgenus Poinciana.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Caesalpinia

Cadra figulilella
Caeciliadae
Caeciliidae
Caeden
Caelum
Caen
Caen stone
Caen stones
Caenolestes
Caenolestidae
Caenorhabditis
Caernarfonshire
Caernarvonshire
Caerphilly
Caesalpinia
Caesalpinia bonduc
Caesalpinia bonducella
Caesalpinia coriaria
Caesalpinia decapetala
Caesalpinia echinata
Caesalpinia ferrea
Caesalpinia gilliesii
Caesalpinia pulcherrima
Caesalpinia sepiaria
Caesalpiniaceae
Caesalpinioideae
Caesar
Caesar's agaric
Caesar's mushroom

Literary usage of Caesalpinia

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1. Select Extra-tropical Plants: Readily Eligible for Industrial Culture Or by Ferdinand von Mueller (1891)
"caesalpinia coriaria, Willdenow. \Vet sea-shores of Central America. ... caesalpinia Sappan, Linné. South-Asia. The wood furnishes a red dye, ..."

2. Observations of a Naturalist in the Pacific Between 1896 and 1899 by Henry Brougham Guppy (1906)
"My data, therefore, show that with the seeds of caesalpinia buoyancy goes with station and not necessarily with species. It is probable, therefore, ..."

3. Ornamental Shrubs of the United States (hardy, Cultivated) by Austin Craig Apgar (1910)
"C. Pod prickly with 7 black seeds ; blades of leaves 1-3 inches long ; flowers white and purple. caesalpinia Minax. Albizzia. ..."

4. Memoirs of the Torrey Botanical Club by Torrey Botanical Club (1907)
"caesalpinia PULCHERRIMA Sw. " Pride of Barbadoes." Cultivated at Nassau and Mastic Pt. (10). PAPILIONACEAE SOPHORA TOMENTOSA L. Conch Sound, ..."

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