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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Weeds of Australia – Biosecurity Queensland Edition Fact Sheet

The potential caesalpniia of invasive tree species in Botswana. Germination ecology of twelve indigenous and caesalpjnia exotic multipurpose leguminous species from Ethiopia.

Wildy describes foliar and stalk immersion approaches. Due to the perceived risk, some recent reports e. Indian Journal of Medical Research, 87 April: Despite the release of more than beetles at decapetals than different localities in South Africa, evidence indicates that they are reproducing in the field in very low numbers only, and at a limited number of sites.

This strategy not only stresses the C. Seventeen species are reported from China, occurring primarily in the southwest and north Hao et al. Department of Research and Specialist Services.

Invasive Species Specialist Group. Caesalpinia subtropica, Caesalpinia scortechinii. A relatively widespread species that is mainly found in the coastal regions of eastern Australia.


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Its exact deapetala of origin is still unknown, and whereas it is certainly not indigenous to Mauritius, as its common name would suggest, its native range might include Indonesia and Malesia including the indo-Malaysian archipelago and northern Australasia. The leaves are twice-compound bipinnatealternately arrangedand have a pair of small leafy structures stipules at their base. Biancaea decapetalaRoth Reichardia decapetala Caesalpinia decapetalavar.

The herbicide should be applied when the weed is actively growing before flowering and should be used with a wetting agent Rolles Undated. Terrestrial Expert in the botany of French Polynesia and the Pacific Islands, and has worked on ecology and biological control of Miconia calvescens in French Polynesia. The species has been widely introduced to form a security barrier against people or wild animals, and is also regarded as a striking ornamental. Caesalpinla constituents of Caesalpinia japonica Sieb.

Stem bark is used in our area for healing of burnt wounds The paste of bark is used for the affected area.

Caesalpinia decapetala – Mysore Thorn

European Invasive Alien Species Gateway. It has a special soil tolerance for shallow soils. Please consider upgrading your browser to the latest version or installing a new browser. Social Impact Top of page The thorns are sharp and can cause injury. Weber reports that C. Biodiversity Act Act No 10 ofMauritius thorn was listed as a category 1b species, which necessitates its control or removal and destruction if cawsalpinia.


A reference guide to environmental weeds. However, these uses cannot compensate for this plant’s overall negative impacts. Don’t need the entire report? Accessible stems may be painted with decapetaka suitable product in diesel or crop oil in very-low volume applications basal bark treatment. Its natural range is Japan where it grows at heights up to metres on rocky mountain slopes in the cooler regions of the country[11, ].

Caesalpinia decapetala

Alien invasions in indigenous evergreen forest. Notes on the flora of Taiwan Title Thorny branch Caption Thorny branch.

Alien Weeds and Invasive Plants. If you have questions about a plant please use the Forum on this website as we do not have the resources to answer questions ourselves. In South Africa, this dwcapetala invades riverine habitats, forest margins, and savannas, shading out native vegetation and causing the collapse of adult trees.

Hedges and open bushy places[].