Genus of mostly evergreen trees and shrubs with bipinnately compound leaves, native to tropical and subtropical areas.
Latin name: Caesalpinia gilliesii
They grow in full sun, in fertile, moderately moist, well-drained soils.
Plant alone or in groups.
Propagated by semi-woody cuttings in summer and by easy to sprout seeds.
Evergreen shrub that becomes deciduous in cold climates. In summer it produces yellow flowers with long red stamens, arranged in conical racemes at branch ends.