Caesalpinia jamesii

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Caesalpinia jamesii
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Fabales
Family: Fabaceae
Subfamily: Caesalpinioideae
Tribe: Caesalpinieae
Genus: Caesalpinia
Species: C. jamesii
Binomial name
Caesalpinia jamesii
Torr. & Gray

Caesalpinia jamesii (common name James' holdback), is a plant found in the American southwest.


The Zuni people give an infusion to sheep to make them "prolific."[1]


  1. ^ Stevenson, Matilda Coxe 1915 Ethnobotany of the Zuni Indians. SI-BAE Annual Report #30 (p. 54)