Photo of Pride of Barbados (Caesalpinia pulcherrima): Photo of Caesalpinia on wrong page?

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Name: Zoƫ
Albuquerque, New Mexico (Zone 7b)
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nmoasis
Jul 13, 2020 1:46 PM CST
I noticed this photo on the database page for Caesalpinia gilleisii and I think it's actually C. pulcherrima . They are quite similar in growth pattern, leaves and seedpods, but the gilleisii have distinct red stamens, smooth petal edges, and a somewhat compact bud structure. The pulcherrima are uniformly yellow, ruffled, and the flower buds are held on long stalks. What do you think, tabbycat? Not much in our database for the solid yellow, so I pulled from the web, too. (For others looking at the photo, it's the yellow plant on the right, not the lily!)



Also this from Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/...

From our database for C. :gilliesii:






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Name: Danita
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Danita
Aug 27, 2020 2:39 PM CST
@zuzu
Nmoasis is correct. This image should be moved.
Name: Zuzu
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zuzu
Aug 27, 2020 3:08 PM CST

Plants Admin

Thank you, Zoe and Danita. In the absence of any response from the photo owner, I have moved the image in accordance with your conclusions.

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