It has green bark that turns red. It has big thorns. The leaves are tiny soft needlelike attached to a spine attached to a branch in v shapes. It bears long seed pids in the fall. It's green year round. The little needles get hard and shed some during the winter. What kind of tree is this?

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I have done a search on line............says comes from South America but also from South Africa and in the Bombacaceac Family.  Friendly for wildlife get very tall up to 80 feet.  One of the nicknames is the Devil Tree because of the horn like spikes.
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