Monographs Details: Caesalpinia decapetala var. japonica (Siebold & Zucc.) Isely
Authority: Isley, Duane. 1975. Leguminosae of the United States: II. Subfamily Caesalpinioideae. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 25 (2): 1-228.
Family:Caesalpiniaceae
Description:Distribution and Ecology - S Florida, California. Novelty. Japan, China.

Discussion:C. japĆ³nica Sieb. & Zucc. (1845) CN 2n = 22 (Sakai, 1951; as C. japonica). Authors of Japanese floras treat the northern element of this complex as C. japonica Siebold 8c Zuccarini, or as C. sepiaria var. japonica (Sieb. 8c Zucc.) Makino. The war. japonica is seen less commonly in the United States than var. decapetala.
Distribution:United States of America North America| China Asia|