EPPO Global Database

Caesalpinia gilliesii(CAEGI)

Code created in: 2004-06-29

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: CAEGI
  • Preferred name: Caesalpinia gilliesii
  • Authority: (Hooker) Dietrich


Argentina, Chile, Uruguay. Widely cultivated as an ornamental shrub. Introduced in Euromediterranean, Western and Central Asia, India, southern Africa, North America (western)

WSSA list of weeds in North America 

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Erythrostemon gilliesii (Hooker) Klotsch
Poinciana gilliesii Hooker

Common names
Name Language
bird of paradise English
bird-of-paradise bush English
bird-of-paradise shrub English
paradise poinciana English (US)
Paradiesvogelbaum German
césalpinie de Gillies French
oiseau de paradis French
espiga de amor Spanish
gallitos Spanish
mal de ojos Spanish
pájaro del paraíso Spanish
poinciana Spanish
cesalpinia di Gillies Italian
цезальпиния Джиллиса Russian
zamparabıyığı Turkish
цезалпиния Bulgarian
цезальпінія джиліса Ukrainian