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Calliandra inaequilatera - Red powder puff

Fabaceae Calliandra haematocephala Hassk.

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Flower Info: Petal # 7+
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Type Categories Useful Parts
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Fabaceae Family
Bean Tree - Locust? Poinciana, Red Bird of Paradise Cassia Easter Cassia Paduak Mimosa Pudica winged bean (Psophocarpus tetragonolobus) Cape Broom Trifolium small Vine with purple flowers

Calliandra Genus
Calliandra inaequilatera - Red powder puff

Location

Brazil


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Fabaceae
Bean Family
Fabales
Fabales
Order of Beans
NOX Clad
Nitrogen Bean Clad
Oxid-Faba
Fabidae
Bean-Like Class
Eurosids
Real Rose Class
Rosids
Rosids
Rose-Like Class
Core Eudicots
Core Eudicots
Main, Real, Two First-Leaves (Dicots)
Eudicots
Eudicots
Real, Two First-Leaves (Dicots)
Mesangiospermae
Mesangiospermae
Half Capsule Seed Division
Magnoliophyta
Magnoliophyta
Magnolia Division
Spermatophytes
Spermatophytes
Seed Plants
Euphyllophytina
Real Land Plants
Polysporangiates
Multiple Spore Sub-Kingdom
Stomatophytes
Stomatophytes
Air Pores Sub-Kingdom
Embryophytes
Embryophytes
Multicellular Land Plants
Streptobionta
Streptobionta
Multicellular Plants
Plantae
Plantae
Plants
Eukaryota
Eukaryota
Cells with a Nucleus
General Information

Family: Fabaceae (Leguminosae) - Pea or Legume
Native to Bolivia. Grows fast to 10 feet or more with equal spread. Its beauty has carried it into harsher areas than zones 22 - 24*; in zones 13 and 16 - 21 it requires special protection of over hang or warm sunny wall. In form, it's a natural espalier. Foliage not as feathery as that of C. tweedii **; leaflets longer, broader, and darker -- glossy copper when new, turning to dark metallic green. Big puffs (2 - 3 inches across) of silky stamens, watermelon pink, are produced October - March. (1)
* Western Garden zones as opposed to USDA zones - Pasadena is zone 21.
** Trinidad flame bush, or Brazilian flame bush

Calliandra inaequilatera - Red powder puff

Calliandra inaequilatera - Red powder puff


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