Genus of mostly evergreen trees and shrubs with bipinnately compound leaves, native to tropical and subtropical areas.
Latin name: Caesalpinia sepiaria
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 with compound leaves bearning large erect racemes of yellow flowers in summer.