Slavery and Resistance Embroidery Image

Slavery and Resistance

Embroidery Piece

by Eva Sajovic

Caesalpinia pulcherrima is a species of flowering plant in the pea family, Fabaceae, that is native to the tropics and subtropics of the Americas. It could be native to the West Indies,[2] but its exact origin is unknown due to widespread cultivation. [1] Common names for this species include Poinciana,Peacock Flower, Red Bird of Paradise, Mexican Bird of Paradise, Dwarf Poinciana, Pride of Barbados, and flamboyant-de-jardin.

Four grams from the root is also said to induce abortion in the first trimester of pregnancy.