Calliandra tergemina var. emarginata (Willd.) Barneby (syn. Anneslia canescens Britton & Rose; Anneslia cruziana Britton & Rose; Anneslia deamii Britton & Rose; Anneslia emarginata (Willd.) Britton & Rose; Anneslia juchitana Britton & Rose; Anneslia langlassei Britton & Rose; Anneslia mexicana Britton & Rose; Anneslia rupestris Britton & Rose; Anneslia seemannii (Seem.) Britton & Rose; Anneslia sinaloana Britton & Rose; Anneslia yucatanensis Britton & Rose; Calliandra canescens Benth.; Calliandra cruziana Standl.; Calliandra deamii (Britton & Rose) Standl.; Calliandra emarginata (Willd.) Benth.; Calliandra langlassei Harms; Calliandra mexicana Brandegee; Calliandra purpusii Brandegee; Calliandra rupestris Brandegee; Calliandra seemannii Seem.; Calliandra sinaloana Standl.; Calliandra tetraphylla (G.Don) Benth.; Calliandra tolimensis Uribe; Calliandra uribei Killip & Dugand; Calliandra yucatanensis (Britton & Rose) Standl.; Feuilleea canescens Kuntze; Feuilleea emarginata Kuntze; Feuilleea seemannii (Seem.) Kuntze; Feuilleea tetraphylla Kuntze; Inga canescens Cham. & Schltdl.; Inga emarginata Willd.; Inga semicordata Bertol.; Inga tetraphylla G.Don; Mimosa emarginata Poir.; Mimosa emarginata Willd.; Mimosa tetraphylla Sesse & Moc.); 
images by Dr. Satish Phadke

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kal-ee-AN-druh — from the Greek kallos (beautiful) and andra (stamens)
¿ ter-JEM-in-a ? — from the Greek ter (set of three) and gemini (pair); referring to a pair of pinnae each bearing three leaflets
e-mar-jin-NAY-tuh — with a notched margin

commonly known as: dwarf powder puff, fairy duster, miniature powderpuff

Native to: southern Mexico, Panama, Bolivia; cultivated elsewhere 

Very distinct species with single pair of pinnae and just three leaflets in each; dense shrub or small tree; leaflets oblong or obovate, up to 5 cm long, unequal-sided; flowers red in a solitary axillary head; petals 5-6 mm long; stamens 25-30 mm long, red. 
 



 

 

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The flowering tall shrub with Kidney shaped leaves looks similar to Calliandra emarginata (POWDER PUFF) from the touch me not Family – Mimosaceae 

Leaf -5cms approx, Kidney shaped, Flower-5cms
Shrub, Height- 9-10feet,
Habitat Home garden in a coffee estate  
Mudigere, Chikkamagalur, Karnataka, Western ghats   
13 Dec 2011 05:45PM


 

 

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Calliandra emarginata = Calliandra tergemina:  

This Calliandra species was identified as C. emarginata (syn. C. tergemina) when i was a member in facebook groups, OTOMOFLORA & Indian Flora.
Yet i am in confusion –
Species : Calliandra emarginata (syn. C. tergemina) or Calliandra tergemina (L.) Benth. var. emarginata
Habit & Habitat : garden shrub, 6 feet height
Date : 24-08-2009, 8.25 a.m.
Place : Nalikul (Hooghly), WB
ID help : … (facebook)


 

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FabaceaeMimosoideae (Mimosaceae) Week: Calliandra emarginata
Observed in Saras Bag Pune today.
Please validate.
Small shrub about 5 feet. Flowers 2 inches. Leaves very characteristic as in pictures. Compound. Can anybody describe it?


Clear and good shots of a Complete Set.


 

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Fabaceae-Mimosoideae (Mimosaceae) Week :: Calliandra tergemina var. emarginata in Thane and Mumbai:

Calliandra tergemina var.emarginata (Willd.) Barneby
kal-ee-AN-druh — from the Greek kallos (beautiful) and andra (stamens)
¿ ter-JEM-in-a ? — from the Greek ter (set of three) and gemini (pair); referring to a pair of pinnae each bearing three leaflets
e-mar-jin-NAY-tuh — with a notched margin
Mar 5, 2007 … at ex-office premises, Andheri MIDC, Mumbai
commonly known as: dwarf powder puff, fairy duster, miniature powderpuff
Native to: southern Mexico, Panama, Bolivia; cultivated elsewhere
References: Flowers of IndiaTopTropicalsDave’s GardenZipcode ZooILDIS
more views: Dec 1, 2006 … at ex-office premises, Andheri MIDC, Mumbai 
Jan 5, 2007 … at ex-office premises, Andheri MIDC, Mumbai


 

Fabaceae-Mimosoideae (Mimosaceae) Week: Calliandra tergemina var. emarginata (Willd.) Barneby from Karnal: Calliandra tergemina var. emarginata (Willd.) Barneby from Karnal    


Is there a key for the calliandra?


 

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Fabaceae-Mimosoideae (Mimosaceae) Week: Calliandra tergemina var. emarginata from Delhi: Calliandra tergemina (L.) Benth. var. emarginata (Humb. & Bonpl. ex Willd.) Barneby, Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 74(3):129. 1998

syn: Calliandra emarginata (Humb. & Bonpl. ex Willd.) Benth. ; Inga emarginata Humb. & Bonpl. ex Willd.
Common name: Dwarf powderpuff
Very distinct species with single pair of pinnae and just three leaflets in each; dense shrub or small tree; leaflets oblong or obovate, up to 5 cm long, unequal-sided; flowers red in a solitary axillary head; petals 5-6 mm long; stamens 25-30 mm long, red.
Photographed from Punjabi Bagh, New Delhi.


Its flowering now in Saras Bag Pune on south side lawns.


The description of the plant proved useful to me; especially: “with single pair of pinnae and just three leaflets in each” … helped me in knowing the epithet tergemina.


 

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SL 76 011213 : Attachments (1). 4 posts by 4 authors. 

Please ID this small tree/shrub with pinkish-red flowers. Photo was taken in Sri Lanka in Sep 2012.


Seems to be Calliandra emarginata.

Picture not very clear.


Yes Calliandra emarginata.

The leaves of this Calliandra are unique.


It is Calliandra emarginata


 

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Shrub ID from Bangladesh SM164 : 3 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (1).  

Habit: Shrub

Habitat: Park

Flowering: June,2014

Location: Dhaka city


Calliandra emarginata..


 

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Calliandra tergemina var. emarginata (Willd.) Barneby : 5 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (4)- around 600 kb each. 
Location: Hong Kong Park  
Date: 15 August 2018
Elevation: 200 ft.
Habit : Cultivated

rained that day? making flowers that were past their prime a little more so but thanks for your perseverance to keep on taking pictures


Actually, no rain that day.


   

 

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SK1723 14 Jan 2019 : 5 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (1)- 3 mb. 

Location : Sentosa, Singapore
Date : 18 October 2012
Altitude  131 m.
Habit : Cultivated


Caliandra hematocephela


On checking leaves, it appears more closer to images at 


 
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