Desert Bird of Paradise, Mexican Bird of Paradise, Ponciano, Barba de Chivo, Mal de Ojo, Crimson threadflower, Poinciana, Bird of paradise
This summer flowering decidious shrub originates from the tropical Americas. It is invasive in South Africa, classified as NEMBA 1b. It can grow up to 5m high depending on the rainfall. It bears pretty yello and red flowers on a shrub with featherly leaves.