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Caesalpinia gilliesii

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ARBUSTO Caesalpinia gilliesii (CAESALPINIACEAE)

Poinciana gilliesii
Origen Argentina y Uruguay
Full sun Little water Resist saline winds
Deciduous Light green
Flor Yellow clusters red stamens
Baya o Fruta Brown legume
Alt.Max. 2/4 m
Anch.Max. 1,5/3 m
Zona ZONA 8
Shrub with an erect habit, often called "Bird of Paradise". Has tiny, light green leaves. Produces beautiful, decorative leaves, yellow with a tuft of red stamen. Caesalpinia gilliesii is a shrub in the legume family. It grows to 1–4 m tall, depending on rainfall. The leaves are bipinnate, 10–15 cm long, bearing 3-10 pairs of pinnae, each with 6-10 pairs of leaflets 5–6 mm long and 2–4 mm broad. The flowers are borne in racemes up to 20 cm long, each flower with five yellow petals with 10 long conspicuous red stamens. The pods are densely covered in short, red glandular hairs.
Diam Ltr Perim Trunk height Total Height Others
ARBUSTO C19 3.5 20/30
ARBUSTO T24 8 40/60
ARBUSTO C35 25
ARBOL C30 18