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The Endemic Plants of Chile – an Annotated Checklist

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Caesalpinia angulata (Hook. & Arn.) Baill.

  1. Classified in >
  2. genus: Caesalpinia >
  3. Family: Fabaceae

Place of Publication

Adonsonia 9: 227 (1870)

Synonyms

Iconography

  • Lewis (1998): Fig 41(a-n)
  • Descriptions

    • Lewis (1998)
    • Ulibarri (1996)

    Habit

    Sprawling evergreen shrub to 1 m tall. Flowering and fruiting from August to February.

    Regions

    Atacama and Coquimbo

    Distribution and habitat

    Restricted to northern Chile from north of Vallenar (province Atacama) to Fray Jorge (province Coquimbo). Desert scrub on hillsides, salt flats, and cliffs from 100-100 m above sea level.

    References

    • Baillon (1870)

      Baillon, H. 1870. Sur les Zuccagnia de le Flore de Chili. Adansonia 9:226-229

    • Ulibarri (1996)

      Ulibarri, E.A. 1996. Sinopsis de Caesalpinia y Hoffmannseggia (Leguminosae - Caesalpinioideae) de sudamérica. Darwiniana 34(1-4):299-348

    • Lewis (1998)

      Lewis, G.P. 1998. Caesalpinia. A revision of the Poincianell-Erythrostemon Group. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. 233 pp.