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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This is a woody climber of up to 15 m long, with prickly black stems and simple pinnate leaves cm long. There are pairs of opposite, 2.
Inflorescence cm long, with bisexual, bright yellow flowers. The fruits are oblong pods with flat, large, hard seeds within.
The plant is known for its anthelmintic properties, thus it is used in traditional medicine against parasitic worms. It also has anti-malarial activity.
Extracts from the leaves of this plant also possess antioxidative properties, displaying potential for anti-cancer drugs. Native, Naturalised and Cultivated Species. Anthelmintic activity of Chenopodium album L.
Journal of Ethnopharmacology1: Antimalarial activity of Cassane- and Norcassane-type diterpenes from Caesalpinia crista and their structure-activity relationship. The Concise Flora of Singapore: Singapore University Press, Singapore.
Assessment of the antioxidant and reactive oxygen species scavenging activity of the methanolic extract of Caesalpinia crista leaf. Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine The Digital Nature Archive of Singapore is built up by the help of various people: If you wish to contribute any images, documents, videos or other forms of media, or if you have any queries….
Caesalpinia crista – Wikispecies
Description This is a woody climber of up to 15 m long, with prickly black stems and simple pinnate leaves cm long. Read more about the Fabales order.
Read more about the Fabaceae family. General Biology Found near sandy beaches or at the edge of mangroves. Human Uses The plant is known for its anthelmintic properties, thus it is used in traditional medicine against parasitic worms. Email us at dbsthh nus.