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Caesalpinia pulcherrima (L.)Sw.

Synonyms

Poinciana bijuga, Poinciana elata, Poinciana pulcherrima

Common names

Peacock flower, Barbados pride, dwarf poinciana, Barbados flower-fence, red bird-of-paradise, Poinciana, flamboyant-de-jardin

Extract from Wikipedia article

Caesalpinia pulcherrima is a species of flowering plant in the pea family, Fabaceae, that is 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.

LinkPeacock flower (Caesalpinia pulcherrima) on Al Wajba Street in Onaiza area. Doha, Qatar, April 8, 2015
Location on mapsAl Wajba Street, Doha, Qatar
LinkPeacock flower (Caesalpinia pulcherrima) in a park at Al Intisar Street near a corner with Onaiza. Doha, Qatar, May 3, 2015
Location on mapsAl Istiqlal Street, Doha, Qatar
LinkPeacock flower plant (Caesalpinia pulcherrima) in a park at Al Intisar Street near a corner with Onaiza. Doha, Qatar, May 3, 2015
Location on mapsAl Istiqlal Street, Doha, Qatar
LinkFlamboyant-de-jardin (Caesalpinia pulcherrima) in a park at Al Intisar Street near a corner with Onaiza. Doha, Qatar, May 3, 2015
Location on mapsAl Istiqlal Street, Doha, Qatar
LinkRed bird-of-paradise plant (Caesalpinia pulcherrima) in a park at Al Intisar Street near a corner with Onaiza. Doha, Qatar, May 3, 2015
Location on mapsAl Istiqlal Street, Doha, Qatar
LinkPeacock flower (Caesalpinia pulcherrima) in a park at Al Intisar Street near a corner with Onaiza. Doha, Qatar, December 1, 2015
Location on mapsAl Intisar St, Doha, Qatar
LinkPeacock flower (Caesalpinia pulcherrima) on white background in a park at Al Intisar Street near a corner with Onaiza. Doha, Qatar, December 1, 2015
Location on mapsAl Istiqlal St, Doha, Qatar
LinkBlooming peacock flower (Caesalpinia pulcherrima) in a park at Al Intisar Street near a corner with Onaiza. Doha, Qatar, December 1, 2015
Location on mapsAl Istiqlal St, Doha, Qatar
LinkPeacock flower (Caesalpinia pulcherrima) in a park at Al Intisar Street near a corner with Onaiza. Doha, Qatar, March 8, 2016
Location on mapsAl Intisar St, Doha, Qatar
LinkFlamboyant-de-jardin (Caesalpinia pulcherrima) in a park at Al Intisar Street near a corner with Onaiza. Doha, Qatar, April 27, 2016
Location on mapsAl Istiqlal St, Doha, Qatar
LinkFlowers of flamboyant-de-jardin (Caesalpinia pulcherrima) in a park at Al Intisar Street near a corner with Onaiza. Doha, Qatar, April 27, 2016
Location on mapsAl Istiqlal St, Doha, Qatar
LinkFlamboyant-de-jardin (Caesalpinia pulcherrima) on white background in a park at Al Intisar Street near a corner with Onaiza. Doha, Qatar, April 27, 2016
Location on mapsAl Istiqlal St, Doha, Qatar

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