Haematoxylum campechianum - L.

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LEGUMINOSAE SUBFAMILY; CAESALPINIACEAE

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Flowering time; This tree will bloom most of the year.

Distribution;

Habitat; Open wasteland and disturbed areas.

Status; Common / invasive

Notes; Wildly naturalized in the West Indies when it was introduced in the 18th century. This tree is a sign of secondary forest. It was culturally logged for its sap that was used to dye Royal cloth purple.

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