Caesalpinia crista L. is a scrambling coastal woody climber of the family Caesalpiniaceae. Leaves of C. crista are bipinnate with the rachis. Kuku tupai. Caesalpinia crista. Family Fabacea updated Jan Where seen? This prickly climber is sometimes seen growing wild along the seashore and. A large, prickly, prostrate or climbing, evergreen shrub upto 20 m tall. Branchlets finely grey-downy, armed with hooked and straight hard yellow prickles. Leaves.

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The plant is armed faesalpinia tiny little thorns which are often black on a long, strong usually green stem. Document specific search options Title. Aiton Caesalpinia paniculata Lam.

Caesalpinia crista

If you wish to contribute any images, documents, videos or other forms of media, or if you have any queries…. Technology Biodiversity in India. Sometimes mistaken for Maiden’s jealousy Tristellateia australasiae especially when in bloom.

Occurrence Occurrence Occurrence Records. Leaves and ripe seedpod Photograph by: If you have any useful information about this plant, please leave a comment. Also includes information referring to territorial extension of the individual or group in terms of its activities feeding, mating, etc. The fruits cm long are flat smooth pods not prickly with a beak which contain a large black seed.


Caesalpinia crista – Wikispecies

Native, Naturalised and Cultivated Species. Does not include altitudinal distribution, which is covered under Habitat. An on-line version is also available. Species specific search options Taxon Hierarchy. Type the digit seven into the box. Tropical Plants Database, Ken Fern. Flowers small 2cm in a cluster cm longscented, showy bright yellow with orange accents, white woolly stamen stems. Inflorescence cm long, with bisexual, bright yellow flowers.

Powered by the open source Biodiversity Informatics Platform. Leaves alternate, bipinnate, cm long, pinnae usually pairs, Photos of Kuku tupai crosta free download from wildsingapore flickr. Guilandina bonduc minus DC.

Can include ecosystem services. Pulau Ubin, Nov Green ripening to black. General Biology Found near sandy beaches or at the edge of mangroves.

The leaves are used to treat Hepatitis A. Singapore University Press, Singapore.

Kuku tupai (Caesalpinia crista) on the Shores of Singapore

Herbarium specimen of the leaves Photograph by: User Group specific search options Title. Enumerates geographic entities where the taxon lives. References Hsuan Keng, S.

Read crsita about the Fabaceae family.

Send a request for caeealpinia. A large, prickly, prostrate or climbing, evergreen shrub upto 20 m tall. The entire compound leaf cm long.

The fruits are oblong pods with flat, large, hard seeds within. Publisher Weinheim Year ISBN – Description An excellent and very comprehensive guide but it only gives very short descriptions of the uses without any details of how to utilize the plants.


Assessment of the antioxidant and reactive oxygen species scavenging activity of the methanolic extract of Caesalpinia crista leaf. Journal of Ethnopharmacology1: The small but sharp thorns on the long, strong stems often catch on clothing and skin. Checklists specific search options Observed during. In any event, the source must be explicitly quoted. Renu, Sanjana Julias Thilakar, D.

Best supported on Google Chrome, Firefox 3. Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve, Mar Caesalpinia crista on the NParks Flora and Fauna website: This tree is listed as ‘Vulnerable’ in the Red List of threatened plants of Singapore. caesqlpinia

Uses and Management Uses and Management Uses. A textual diagnostic description of the species that is not necessarily structured. However, benefits to ecosystems not specific to humans are caeswlpinia treated under Risk statement what happens when the organism is removed. Technology partner Strand Life Sciences. Alappuzha, Kozhikkode, Kasaragode, Kollam. Young stems are red turning green. The plant is known for its anthelmintic properties, thus it is used in traditional medicine against parasitic worms.


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