Caesalpinia

noun
small spiny tropical trees or shrubs; includes the small genus or subgenus Poinciana
Syn: ↑genus Caesalpinia
Hypernyms: ↑rosid dicot genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Caesalpinioideae, ↑subfamily Caesalpinioideae
Member Meronyms:

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\\ˌseˌzalˈpinēə, ˌsē-\ noun
Usage: capitalized
Etymology: New Latin, from Andrea Cesalpino (Andreas Caesalpinus) died 1603 Italian botanist + New Latin -ia
: a genus of usually small spiny tropical trees (family Leguminosae) having evenly bipinnate leaves and small whitish-green, yellow, or reddish flowers in showy racemes — see brazilwood

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • Caesalpinĭa — L., Gattung der Leguminosen, kleine Bäume oder große Sträucher, bisweilen hoch kletternd, mit doppelt gefiederten Blättern und gelben oder roten Blüten in einzelnen achselständigen oder an der Spitze der Zweige rispig angeordneten Trauben und… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Caesalpinia — Caesalpinĭa L., Pflanzengattg. der Leguminosen, trop. Bäume. C. brasiliensis Sw. und C. echināta Lamk [Abb. 324] in Südamerika liefern das Brasilien , Fernambuk oder Rotholz, C. sappan L. in Hinterindien das Sappanholz. Die Schoten der C.… …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • caesalpinia — [sez΄al pin′ē ə, sēs΄al pin′ē ə] adj. designating a family (Caesalpiniaceae) of leguminous trees and shrubs, including the Kentucky coffee tree * * * …   Universalium

  • caesalpinia — [sez΄al pin′ē ə, sēs΄al pin′ē ə] adj. designating a family (Caesalpiniaceae) of leguminous trees and shrubs, including the Kentucky coffee tree …   English World dictionary

  • Caesalpinia — Caesalpinien Pfauenstrauch (Caesalpinia pulcherrima) Systematik Klasse: Dreifurchenpo …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Caesalpinia — Caesalpinia …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Caesalpinia —   Caesalpinia …   Wikipedia Español

  • Caesalpinia — Taxobox name = Caesalpinia image width = 240px image caption = Caesalpinia pulcherrima regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Fabales familia = Fabaceae subfamilia = Caesalpinioideae genus = Caesalpinia genus… …   Wikipedia

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