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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Its main goal is summarize the most relevant or attractive characteristics of this taxon to the general public. Caesalpinia crista on the NParks Flora and Fauna website: Caesalpiniia include ecosystem services. Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve, Mar Readable yet also very detailed. The entire compound leaf cm long.

Caesalpinia crista

The Concise Flora of Singapore: Best supported on Google Chrome, Firefox 3. Extracts from the leaves of this plant also possess antioxidative properties, displaying potential for anti-cancer drugs. Leaflets eye-shaped, rather leathery, stiff, smooth and shiny. Encyclopedia of Life EOL.

Guilandina crista Small Guilandina nuga L.

Observation specific search options Observed during. Black thorns on green stems. Bark and cross-section of the stem Photograph by: Search in all groups Search within this group. User Group specific search options Title. The leaves are used caesalpinix treat Hepatitis A.


Kuku tupai (Caesalpinia crista) on the Shores of Singapore

V, Add Add References: Make your own badge here. Assessment of the antioxidant and reactive oxygen species scavenging activity of the methanolic extract of Caesalpinia crista leaf. A large, prickly, prostrate or climbing, evergreen shrub upto critsa m tall. It can be downloaded from the Internet. Now containing plants.

Description This is a woody climber of up to 15 m long, with prickly black stems and simple pinnate leaves cm long. Checklists specific search options Observed during. Flowers yellow, fragrant, borne in axillary and terminal racemes cm long; bracts squarrose, linear, acute, to 1 crlsta long, fulvous-hairy; calyx mm long, lobes obovate-oblong, obtuse; petals oblanceolate, yellow.

Fruits pods somewhat swollen, oblong, Enumerates geographic entities where the taxon lives.

We present a systematic, updated checklist of larval host plants of the butterflies of the Western Kranji Nature Trail, Mar Anthelmintic activity of Chenopodium album L. Email us at dbsthh nus. Publisher Weinheim Year ISBN – Description An crita and very comprehensive guide but it only gives very short descriptions of the uses without any details of how to utilize the plants.

Ripening seedpods Photograph by: Young stems are red turning green. Distribution in Singapore on this wildsingapore flickr map. Life cycles are treated in the field for Life Cycle.

Known or potential benefits of the species for humans, at a direct economic level, as instruments of education, prospecting, eco-tourism, etc. Renu, Sanjana Crizta Thilakar, D.


The current map showing distribution of species is only indicative. The fruits are oblong pods with flat, large, hard seeds within. Inflorescence cm long, with bisexual, bright yellow flowers.

Species specific search options Taxon Hierarchy. Aiton Caesalpinia paniculata Lam. Also includes information referring to territorial extension of the individual or group in terms of its activities feeding, mating, etc. Does not include altitudinal distribution, which is covered under Habitat. Green ripening to black. This tree is listed as ‘Vulnerable’ in the Red List of threatened plants of Singapore.

Herbarium specimen of the leaves Photograph by: The plant is armed with tiny little thorns which are often black on a long, strong usually green stem. Describes biorhythms – those states or conditions characterised by regular repetition in time, whether on the scale of seconds, caesal;inia, days, or seasons. Ng and Ho Hua Chew, Leaves alternate, bipinnate, cm long, pinnae usually pairs, Last update on Nomenclature and Classification Nomenclature and Classification.