Mysore thorn (Caesalpinia decapetala) originates from tropical and eastern Asia but is now a serious weed in many locations such as South. Caesalpinia decapetala is a deciduous Shrub growing to 3 m (9ft 10in). It is hardy to zone (UK) 8. The species is hermaphrodite (has both male and female. C. decapetala is an adaptable, vigorous, scrambling, very prickly shrub, climber or tree Preferred Scientific Name; Caesalpinia decapetala.

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While every care is taken to ensure the accuracy of this information, DEEDI does not invite reliance upon it, nor accept responsibility for any loss or damage caused by actions based on it. Dear Sir, We would like to know about the end users of the skin of cqesalpinia plant “Caesalpinia Sepiaria” A.

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The control methods referred to in this fact sheet should be used in accordance with the restrictions federal and state legislation, and local government laws directly or indirectly related to each control method. Plants of Hawai i Reports.

African Entomology, 8 2: The seed is spread considerable distances by running water Starr et al. Global Invasive Species Database online data sheet.

Thorns on the plant can injure wildlife and restrict access for livestock. A further species under evaluation is the leafmining moth Acrocercops hyphantica Anon, Caesalpinia decapetala Mysore Thorn. History of Introduction and Spread Top of page C. They serve no economic purpose and possess characteristics that are harmful to humans, animals or the environment and in the Australian states of New South Wales. It is able decspetala climb over and outcompete other vegetation, so changing the composition of the vegetative assemblage.


A fully illustrated field guide: You can caesakpinia at anytime. This plant reproduces by seeds, which may be dispersed by animals e. Caesalpinia decapetala is used as a landscaping plant as a hedge or an ornamental in China and elsewhere.

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However, seedlings and saplings may be dug up or pulled up manually Wildy,as rootstocks will coppice if roots are not removed. The fruits and bark are rich in tannin. When several references are cited, they may give conflicting information on the status. Biancaea decapetalaRoth Reichardia decapetala Caesalpinia decapetalavar. Vines and climbing plants of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. Caesaljapin, a cassane diterpenoid from Caesalpinia decapetala var.

Summary of Invasiveness Top of page C. PIER cite other information on the use of foliar applications of glyphosate and triclopyr, and soil applications of tebuthiuron. However, due to its doubtful hardiness it is not a good candidate for this use in Britain. These woody pods cm long and about 25 mm wide are hairy pubescent and turn from green to brown as they mature. Ohashi Caesalpinia ferox Hassk. Fruit are present mainly during spring and summer i.


A new species of Monochaetia Sacc. The distribution in this summary table is based on all the information available. Mauritius thorn; shoofly; tiger stopper; whoa back Germany: Distribution Top of page C. It has been listed as a noxious weed in South Africa prohibited plants that must be controlled.

National Pest Plant Accord, Assessing the risks of plant invasions arising from collections in tropical botanical gardens. The bark is a rich source of tannin[, ]. Four of the petals are almost circular i. The bitter tasting stems and roots can be used medicinally, while other parts of the plant are useful in the chemical industry Hao et al. Title Leaves and ripening seedpods. CAB International, pp. Sheldon Navie close-up of yellow flowers Photo: QR Code What’s this? The fruits are flattened, oblongpods with a small projection beak at one end.

Biancaea sepiariaRoxb.

It climbs on vegetation, has a smothering habit, and makes walking impossible. Indian Journal of Medical Research, 87 April: An online database that provides taxonomic information, common names, synonyms and geographical jurisdiction of a species.

Todaro Reichardia decapetalaRoth Biancaea sepiariaRoxb.