The genus Caesalpinia has been undergoing considerable revision, and proposals have been made to split it into several smaller genera. These proposals have already been accepted by some botanists, but have not universally been accepted as yet(2012). If the proposals are accepted, then this species will become Poincianella microphylla (Mart. ex G.Don) L.P.Queiroz[
Poincianella microphylla (Mart. ex G.Don) L.P.Queiroz
Caesalpinia microphylla is a deciduous tree.
The tree is sometimes harvested from the wild for its timber and medicinal uses.
S. America - eastern and northeastern Brazil.
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The inner bark, flowers and leaves, macerated together, are used as a digestive remedy[
A yellow dye is obtained from the bark[
The wood is used for general construction and general carpentry[
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