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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A large, prickly, prostrate or climbing, evergreen shrub upto 20 m tall.

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Inflorescence cm long, with bisexual, bright yellow flowers. Demography and Conservation Demography and Conservation. The fruits cm long are flat smooth pods not prickly with a beak which contain a large black seed. Kuku tupai on Singapore shores. Or, Login with your user account:.

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Now containing plants. User Group specific search options Title. Flowers yellow, fragrant, borne in axillary and terminal racemes cm long; bracts squarrose, linear, acute, to 1 cm long, fulvous-hairy; calyx mm long, lobes obovate-oblong, obtuse; petals oblanceolate, yellow. Image credit to Australian National Cgista Gardens. The plant is known for its anthelmintic properties, thus it is used in traditional medicine against parasitic worms. Ripening seedpods Photograph by: It cesalpinia published material or suggestions from the author or others.

Kranji Nature Trail, Feb Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve, Mar Also includes information referring to territorial extension of the individual or group in terms of its activities feeding, mating, etc.

Life cycles are treated in the field for Life Cycle. Sometimes mistaken for Maiden’s jealousy Tristellateia australasiae especially when in bloom. Technology partner Strand Life Sciences. According to Giesen, the seeds are used to treat malaria and parasitic worms. Getting entangled in a thicket of this climber ctista be rather unpleasant and makes you feel ike you’re being attacked by angry little squirrels!


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Can include ecosystem services. The fruits are oblong pods with flat, large, hard seeds within.

The Singapore Red Data Book: General description of the sites where the species is found ecosystem, forest, environment or microhabitat. Document specific search options Title. Aiton Caesalpinia paniculata Lam. Leaflets eye-shaped, rather leathery, stiff, smooth and shiny. Czesalpinia and cross-section of the stem Photograph by: A textual diagnostic description of the species that is not necessarily structured.

Seasonal migration and reproduction are usually treated separately. Read more about the Fabaceae family.

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