Calliandra surinamensis (Cultivated)

Calliandra surinamensis Benth. (Syn: Acacia fasciculata (Willd.) Poir.; Anneslia fasciculata (Willd.) Kleinhoonte; Calliandra angustidens Britton & Killip; Calliandra tenuiflora Benth.; Feuilleea fasciculata Kuntze; Inga fasciculata Willd.);      SYMBIOSIS : 864 : 5 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (1) Attaching an image of a female Plain Puffin visiting flowers of Calliandra surinamensis. We do not […]

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Calliandra brevipes (Cultivated)

Calliandra brevipes Benth. (Syn: Acacia selloi Spreng.; Anneslia brevipes (Benth.) Lindm.; Calliandra selloi (Spreng.) J.F.Macbr.; Calliandra selloi sensu auct. (misapplied); Calliandra yucunensis N.F.Mattos; Feuilleea brevipes Kuntze); images by Dr. Nidhan Singh   Common name: Pink Powder Puff   Calliandra brevipes (Pink Powderpuff) is an attractive shrub with finely divided leaves and clusters of red powder-puff flowers. It […]

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Calliandra eriophylla (Cultivated)

Calliandra eriophylla Benth.; images by Dr. Karuna Kanta Das    Calliandra eriophylla, commonly known as Fairy Duster, is a low spreading shrub which is native to deserts and arid grasslands in California, Arizona, New Mexico and Texas and Mexico. The flowers, which appear between late winter and late spring, have dense clusters of pale to […]

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Calliandra calothyrsus (Cultivated)

Calliandra calothyrsus Meisn., Linnaea 21: 251-252 251 1848 (Syn: Anneslia calothyrsa (Meisn.) Kleinhoonte);     Id request ASK 281210: Taken by the roadside on the Kandy-Colombo road, Sri Lanka on the 18th of November, 2010.    Request for ID : 281210 : AK-2: Taken by the roadside on the Kandy-Colombo road, Sri Lanka on the 18th of […]

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Calliandra tergemina var. emarginata (Cultivated)

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 […]

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Calliandra houstoniana (Cultivated)

Calliandra houstoniana (Mill.) Standl. (syn. Acacia houstoni (L’Her.) Willd.; Acacia metrosideriflora Schltdl.; Acacia metrosiderifolia Schltdl. [Spelling variant]; Anneslia alamosensis Britton & Rose; Anneslia etzatlana Britton & Rose; Anneslia falcifolia Salisb.; Anneslia houstoniana (Mill.) Britton & Rose; Anneslia lucens Britton & Rose; Calliandra houstoniana subsp. alamosensis Macqueen & H.M.Hern. .; Calliandra houstonii (L’Her.) Benth.; Calliandra lucens (Britton) […]

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Calliandra haematocephala (Cultivated)

Calliandra haematocephala Hassk. (Syn: Anneslia haematocephala (Hassk.) Britton & P.Wilson; Calliandra inaequilatera Rusby; Calliandra novaesii Hoehne; Feuilleea haematocephala Kuntze); kal-ee-AN-druh — from the Greek kallos (beautiful) and andra (stamen)hee-mat-oh-KEF-uh-luh — from the Greek haima (blood) and kephale (head) commonly known as: red powder puff, red tassel flower, rose cascade Native to: Central America; cultivated elsewhere Shrub […]

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