Monographs Details: Calliandra hirtiflora var. ripicola Barneby
Authors:Rupert C. Barneby
Authority: Barneby, Rupert C. 1998. Silk tree, guanacaste, monkey's earring: A generic system for the synandrous Mimosaceae of the Americas. Part III. Calliandra. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 74: 1-223.
Family:Mimosaceae
Description:Variety Description - Characters of the species, except as modified by key species.

Distribution and Ecology - On rocky river banks, 400-1000 m, locally plentiful along upper n. fork of rio Paraguaçú, between 12°10'S and 12°50'S (Dr Seabra, Palmeiras, Lengois, Andaraí) in interior Bahia. — Fl. I, VI, IX-X, the full cycle not known.

Distribution:Bahia Brazil South America|