The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

Caesalpinia

The genus Caesalpinia is in the family Leguminosae in the major group Angiosperms (Flowering plants).

Statistics are at the end of the page.

Species in Caesalpinia

See "Status", "Confidence level", "Source" for definitions.

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied Infra. rec.
Caesalpinia acapulcensis Standl. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Caesalpinia acinaciformis Steud. Accepted L ILDIS 2010-07-14
Caesalpinia acuminata Glaz. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Caesalpinia acutifolia J.R.Johnst. Accepted L ILDIS 2010-07-14
Caesalpinia alternifolia G.Nicholson Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Caesalpinia anacantha Urb. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Caesalpinia ancashiana Ulibarri Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Caesalpinia andamanica (Prain) Hattink Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Caesalpinia angolensis (Oliv.) Herend. & Zarucchi Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Caesalpinia angulata (Hook. & Arn.) Baill. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Caesalpinia angustifolia Salisb. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Caesalpinia aphylla Phil. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Caesalpinia argentina Burkart Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Caesalpinia armata Graham Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Caesalpinia axillaris (Lam.) DC. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Caesalpinia bahamensis Lam. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Caesalpinia barahonensis Urb. Accepted L ILDIS 2010-07-14
Caesalpinia barbon Bertero Accepted L ILDIS 2010-07-14
Caesalpinia barkeriana Urb. & Ekman Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Caesalpinia benthamiana (Baill.) Herend. & Zarucchi Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Caesalpinia berteroi Spreng. ex DC. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Caesalpinia bessac Chiov. Accepted L ILDIS 2010-07-14
Caesalpinia bonduc (L.) Roxb. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14 1
Caesalpinia bracteata Germish. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Caesalpinia bracteosa Tul. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14 1
Caesalpinia brea Gillies ex Steud. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Caesalpinia broomensis Hochr. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Caesalpinia buchii Urb. Accepted L ILDIS 2010-07-14
Caesalpinia burmanica Prain Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Caesalpinia cacalaco Humb. & Bonpl. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Caesalpinia cacalaco Bonpl. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Caesalpinia caesia Hand.-Mazz. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Caesalpinia caladenia Standl. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Caesalpinia calycina Benth. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Caesalpinia cassioides Willd. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Caesalpinia caudata (A.Gray) Fisher Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Caesalpinia cavanillesii Spreng. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Caesalpinia caymanensis Millsp. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Caesalpinia celendiniana G.P.Lewis & C.E.Hughes Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Caesalpinia ciliata (Wikstr.) Urb. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Caesalpinia cinclidocarpus (Zoll.) Miq. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Caesalpinia claibornensis Herend. & Dilcher Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Caesalpinia clementis (Britton) León Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Caesalpinia coccinea G.P.Lewis & J.L.Contr. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Caesalpinia coccinea G.P. Lewis & J.L. Contr. Jim. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Caesalpinia colimensis F.J.Herm. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Caesalpinia coluteifolia Griseb. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Caesalpinia coriacea Poit. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Caesalpinia coriaria (Jacq.) Willd. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Caesalpinia coulterioides Griseb.emend.Burkart Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Caesalpinia courboniana Baill. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Caesalpinia crista L. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Caesalpinia cucullata Roxb. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Caesalpinia culebrae (Britton & Wilson) Alain Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Caesalpinia dauensis Thulin Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Caesalpinia decapetala (Roth) Alston Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14 1
Caesalpinia delphinensis Du Puy & R.Rabev. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Caesalpinia digyna Rottler Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Caesalpinia dinteri Harms Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Caesalpinia domingensis Urb. Accepted L ILDIS 2010-07-14
Caesalpinia ebano H.Karst. Accepted L ILDIS 2010-07-14
Caesalpinia echinata Lam. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Caesalpinia elata Sw. Accepted L ILDIS 2010-07-14
Caesalpinia elliptifolia S.J.Li, Z.Y.Chen & D.X.Zhang Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Caesalpinia enneaphylla Roxb. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Caesalpinia epifanioi J.L.Contr. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Caesalpinia epifanioi J.L. Contr. Jim. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Caesalpinia erianthera Chiov. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Caesalpinia eriostachys Benth. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Caesalpinia erythrocarpa Pedley Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Caesalpinia exilifolia Griseb. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Caesalpinia exostemma DC. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14 1
Caesalpinia ferrea C.Mart. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Caesalpinia ferrea Mart. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Caesalpinia fimbriata Tul. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Caesalpinia finlaysoniana Graham Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Caesalpinia fischeri Regel & Körn. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Caesalpinia flavicans Graham Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Caesalpinia flexipetala Ravenna Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Caesalpinia flumen-viridensis Herend. & Dilcher Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Caesalpinia furfuracea (Prain) Hattink Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Caesalpinia gardneriana Benth. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Caesalpinia gaumeri Greenm. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Caesalpinia gilliesii (Hook.) D.Dietr. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Caesalpinia glandulosa DC. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Caesalpinia glandulosopedicellata R.Wilczek Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Caesalpinia glaucophylla Urb. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Caesalpinia globulorum Bakh.f. & P.Royen Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Caesalpinia godefroyana Kuntze Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Caesalpinia granadillo Pittier Accepted L ILDIS 2010-07-14
Caesalpinia grandis B. Heyne & Wall. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Caesalpinia heyneana Steud. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Caesalpinia hildebrandtii (Vatke) Baill. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Caesalpinia hintonii Sandwith Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Caesalpinia hispida D.Dietr. Accepted L ILDIS 2010-07-14
Caesalpinia homblei R.Wilczek Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Caesalpinia horrida (Kunth) Spreng. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Caesalpinia horrida A.Rich. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Caesalpinia hughesii G.P.Lewis Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Caesalpinia hymenocarpa (Prain) Hattink Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Caesalpinia ignota Blanco Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Caesalpinia insolita (Harms) Brenan & J.B.Gillett Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Caesalpinia intermedia Urb. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Caesalpinia jayabo M.Gomez Accepted L ILDIS 2010-07-14
Caesalpinia juca Glaz. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Caesalpinia kauaiensis H.Mann Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Caesalpinia kilaroe Span. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Caesalpinia languida Hoffmanns. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Caesalpinia latifolia Salisb. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Caesalpinia latisiliqua (Cav.) Hattink Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Caesalpinia laxa Benth. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Caesalpinia laxiflora Tul. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Caesalpinia leiostachya (Benth.) Ducke Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Caesalpinia lucida Urb. Accepted L ILDIS 2010-07-14
Caesalpinia macklottii Zipp. ex Miq. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Caesalpinia macvaughii J.L.Contr. & G.P.Lewis Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Caesalpinia macvaughii J.L. Contr. Jim. & G.P. Lewis Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Caesalpinia madagascariensis (R.Vig.) Senesse Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Caesalpinia magnifoliolata F.P.Metcalf Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Caesalpinia marginata Tul. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Caesalpinia melanadenia (Rose) Standl. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Caesalpinia merxmuelleriana A.Schreib. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Caesalpinia mexicana A.Gray Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Caesalpinia microphylla G.Don Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Caesalpinia millettii Hook. & Arn. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Caesalpinia mimosifolia Griseb. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Caesalpinia mimosoides Lam. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Caesalpinia minax Hance Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Caesalpinia mindorensis (Merr.) Hattink Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Caesalpinia modesta Arechav. Accepted L ILDIS 2010-07-14
Caesalpinia mollis (Kunth) Spreng. Accepted L ILDIS 2010-07-14
Caesalpinia monensis Britton Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Caesalpinia mucronata Willd. Accepted L ILDIS 2010-07-14
Caesalpinia murifructa Gillis & Proctor Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Caesalpinia myabensis Britton Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14 1
Caesalpinia nelsonii (Britton & Rose) J.L.Contr. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Caesalpinia nelsonii (Britton & Rose) J.L. Contr. Jim. ex G.P. Lewis Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Caesalpinia nhatrangensis (Gagnep.) J.E.Vidal Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Caesalpinia nicaraguensis G.P.Lewis Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Caesalpinia nipensis Urb. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Caesalpinia nitens (F.Muell. ex Benth.) Pedley Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Caesalpinia nitida Hassk. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Caesalpinia obliqua Vogel Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Caesalpinia obovata Schinz Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Caesalpinia oligophylla Harms Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Caesalpinia oppositifolia Hattink Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Caesalpinia ortegae Standl. Accepted L ILDIS 2010-07-14
Caesalpinia ouenensis Guillaumin Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Caesalpinia oyamae Sotuyo & G.P.Lewis Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Caesalpinia paipai Ruiz & Pav. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Caesalpinia palmeri S.Watson Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Caesalpinia pannosa Brandegee Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Caesalpinia paraguariensis (Parodi) Burkart Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Caesalpinia parryi Eifert, Correll & Johnston Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Caesalpinia parviflora Prain Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Caesalpinia parvifolia Steud. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Caesalpinia pauciflora (Griseb.) C.Wright Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Caesalpinia pauciflora (Griseb.) C. Wright ex Sauvalle Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Caesalpinia pearsoni L.Bolus Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Caesalpinia pellucida Vogel Accepted L ILDIS 2010-07-14
Caesalpinia phyllanthoides Standl. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Caesalpinia pilosa Benth. Accepted L ILDIS 2010-07-14
Caesalpinia pinnata (Griseb.) C.Wright Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14 1
Caesalpinia piramidales Tul. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Caesalpinia placida Brandegee Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Caesalpinia platyloba S.Watson Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Caesalpinia pluviosa DC. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14 2
Caesalpinia polyphylla Roxb. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Caesalpinia porcina Steud. Accepted L ILDIS 2010-07-14
Caesalpinia portoricensis (Britton & P.Wilson) Alain Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Caesalpinia pringlei (Britton & Rose) Standl. Accepted L ILDIS 2010-07-14
Caesalpinia procera Poepp. ex Spreng. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Caesalpinia pubescens (Desf.) Hattink Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Caesalpinia pulcherrima (L.) Sw. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14 1
Caesalpinia pumila (Britton & Rose) F.J.Herm. Accepted L ILDIS 2010-07-14
Caesalpinia pumilio Griseb. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Caesalpinia punctata Willd. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Caesalpinia pyramidalis Tul. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Caesalpinia regia D.Dietr. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Caesalpinia rhombifolia J.E.Vidal Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Caesalpinia robinsoniana (Britton & Rose) G.P.Lewis Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Caesalpinia robusta (C.T.White) Pedley Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Caesalpinia rosei Urb. Accepted L ILDIS 2010-07-14
Caesalpinia rostrata N.E.Br. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Caesalpinia roxburghii D.Dietr. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Caesalpinia rubicunda (Vogel) Benth. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14 1
Caesalpinia rubiginosa Guillaumin Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Caesalpinia rubra (Engl.) Brenan Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Caesalpinia sapang Noronha Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Caesalpinia sappan L. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Caesalpinia savannarum (Britton & P. Wilson in Britton & Rose) León Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Caesalpinia schlechteri Harms Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Caesalpinia sclerocarpa Standl. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Caesalpinia scortechinii (F.Muell.) Hattink Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Caesalpinia secundiflora Urb. Accepted L ILDIS 2010-07-14
Caesalpinia selloi G.Don Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Caesalpinia sessilifolia S.Watson Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Caesalpinia sinensis (Hemsl.) J.E.Vidal Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Caesalpinia smilacea Steud. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Caesalpinia solomonensis Hattink Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Caesalpinia sphaerosperma Urb. & Ekman Accepted L ILDIS 2010-07-14
Caesalpinia spinosa (Molina) Kuntze Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Caesalpinia spokanensis (Knowlton) Herendeen & Dilcher Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Caesalpinia standleyi (Britton & Rose) Standl. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Caesalpinia stipularis Benth. Accepted L ILDIS 2010-07-14
Caesalpinia stuckertii Hassl. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Caesalpinia suberosa Lodd. ex Loudon Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Caesalpinia subtropica Pedley Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Caesalpinia sumatrana Roxb. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Caesalpinia tortuosa Roxb. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Caesalpinia traceyi Pedley Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Caesalpinia trichocarpa Griseb. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Caesalpinia trothae Harms Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14 1
Caesalpinia ulosperma hort. ex Steud. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Caesalpinia urophylla (Donn.Sm.) Standl. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Caesalpinia velutina (Britton & Rose) Standl. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Caesalpinia ventricosa Griseb. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Caesalpinia vernalis Benth. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Caesalpinia vesicaria L. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Caesalpinia violacea (Mill.) Standl. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Caesalpinia volkensii Harms Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Caesalpinia welwitschiana (Oliv.) Brenan Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Caesalpinia wootonii (Britton) Eifert Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Caesalpinia wrightiana Urb. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Caesalpinia wynaadensis B.Heyne ex Wall. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Caesalpinia yucatanensis Greenm. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Caesalpinia yunnanensis S.J.Li, D.X.Zhang & Z.Y.Chen Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23

Statistics

The Plant List includes 527 scientific plant names of species rank for the genus Caesalpinia. Of these 162 are accepted species names.

The Plant List includes a further 66 scientific plant names of infraspecific rank for the genus Caesalpinia. We do not intend The Plant List to be complete for names of infraspecific rank. These are primarily included because names of species rank are synonyms of accepted infraspecific names.

Species names

The status of the 527 species names for the genus Caesalpinia recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of binomial name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 162 30.7%
Synonym 298 56.5%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 67 12.7%

All names

The status of the 593 names (including infraspecific names) for the genus Caesalpinia recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of all name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 172 29.0%
Synonym 348 58.7%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 73 12.3%

Of the species names,

A further 11 name records indicate where names have been misapplied.

The confidence with which the status of the 527 species names recorded in The Plant List for the genus Caesalpinia, are assigned as follows:

Confidence level Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Total
High confidence 131 243 0 0 374 71.0%
Medium confidence 5 51 0 0 56 10.6%
Low confidence 26 4 0 67 97 18.4%

The source of the species name records found in The Plant List for the genus Caesalpinia is as follows:

Source of record Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Misapplied Total
ILDIS 157 246 0 0 11 403 76.5%
Tropicos 5 52 0 14 0 71 13.5%
WCSP (in review) 0 0 0 53 0 53 10.1%