Patagonia Wildflowers
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bird of paradise bush
Erythrostemon gilliesii
Erythrostemon gilliesii
bird of paradise bush Pea Family
Erythrostemon gilliesii Fabaceae
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English common names
  •bird of paradise bush
  •desert bird of paradise
Spanish common names
  •lagaña de perro
  •barba de chivo
accepted scientific name
  •Erythrostemon gilliesii (Wall. ex Hook.) Klotzsch
rules for finding collection records
  •Caesalpinia gilliesii (44)
  •Poinciana gilliesii (0)
  •Erythrostemon gilliesii (424)
family name
  • Fabaceae
Image Author: ©2009 Javier martin
Image License: public domain
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Five petals
Petal colors: color
Flower size is about 1.7 inches
Leaf: Alternate, Compound
Plant Observed 3rd week of September thru 3rd week of May

How Likely at this Location (64%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (72%)
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