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Caesalpinia bracteata represents a fairly recent discovery. It is a rare, thorny shrub with beautiful pink flowers, endemic to the dry desert of the lower Orange River, in the Northern Cape and southern Namibia. It is easily grown from seed and an asset to desert and Karoo gardens.
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by Ernst van Jaarsveld, Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden (Retired), Babylonstoren Farm, Extraordinary senior lecturer and researcher, Department of Biodiversity and Conservation, University of the W. Cape., January 2017 (Copyright South African National Biodiversity Institute, South Africa)