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Does anybody know what are the medicinal uses or any other ethnobotanical uses of Caesalpinia pulcherrima?
If you know websites containing any information about Caesalpinia pulcherrima please link to them.
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Here is some basic information about Caesalpinia pulcherrima and a list of ethnobotanical uses which includes medicinal uses and other uses of Caesalpinia pulcherrima.


Caesalpinia pulcherrima basic info
Scientific Name: Caesalpinia pulcherrima (L.) Sw..
Family: Leguminosae.
Genus: Caesalpinia.
Common names in English: Barbados-pride, dwarf poinciana, flower-fence, paradise-flower, pride-of-Barbados.
For common names of Caesalpinia pulcherrima in different languages - See link
Description: Caesalpinia pulcherrima is a species of flowering plant native to the tropics and subtropics of the Americas. It could be native to the West Indies, but its exact origin is unknown due to widespread cultivation. Common names for this species include Poinciana, Peacock Flower, Red Bird of Paradise, Mexican Bird of Paradise, Dwarf Poinciana, Pride of Barbados, and flamboyant-de-jardin. - for more info about Caesalpinia pulcherrima See link


Ethnobotanical and folk medicinal uses of Caesalpinia pulcherrima
*The information in this list is based on the ethnobotanical data in Dr. Duke's Phytochemical and Ethnobotanical Databases.
Dr. Duke does not recommend using this information for self diagnosis or self medication. - See link


Caesalpinia pulcherrima in other websites
Caesalpinia pulcherrima common names, economics importance, distributional range and more in the USDA GRIN website - See link.
Search PubMed (US National Library of Medicine National Institutes of Health) for academic researches with the search term Caesalpinia pulcherrima - See link.
See if there is something in Youtube on the term Caesalpinia pulcherrima - See link.


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