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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Despite the release of more than beetles at more 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.

The result is a score of 20 with the weed likely to cause significant ecological or economic harm in Hawaii and on other Pacific Islands.

It has been listed as a noxious weed in South Africa prohibited plants that must be controlled.

Phenolic constituents of Caesalpinia japonica Sieb. Fruits are dehiscent pods cm long, cm wide, containing black ellipsoid, flattened, black seeds mm long and mm wide Weber, Title Leaves and seedpods. Fruits are brown woody pods, flattened, unsegmented, smooth, sharply beaked at apex, about 8 cm long PIER Caesalpinia decapetala has a thorny smothering habit which can reduce flora and fauna habitat through forming dense monocultures.


Timely repeat applications months of triclopyr ester at It invades grazing land, commercial plantation, riparian vegetation, forest margins and savannas in the moist eastern parts of the country, where it forms impenetrable, prickly thickets, injures animals and humans, causes trees to collapse, uses excessive amounts of water and increases fire risk.

Asia – Himalayas to China. Biennial noxious plants conference weed alert. Department of Research and Specialist Services.

The two seed leaves i. Bipinnately compound leaves are dark green above, paler beneath, up to 30 cm long, with deciduous stipules mm long. Mysore thornMauritius thorncat’s claw, wait-a-bit, mubage Kikuyukitandambo Kambaolmashinga Arusha.

Caesalpinix seeds mm across are brown and black in colour. School of Plant Sciences, University of Reading. The best form of invasive species management is prevention. The root is purgative[, ].

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Environmental Caeaalpinia, 41 1: The precise management measures adopted for any plant invasion will depend upon factors such as the terrain, the cost and availability of labour, the severity of the infestation and the presence of other invasive species.

Congo belge 39 3 Caesalpinia decapetala Mysore thorn. The seeds are in typical leguminous pods Starr et al. Ddcapetala thorn; shoofly; tiger stopper; whoa back Germany: Eradication case study in Turning the tide: National Plant Data Center.

Plants For A Future have a number of books available in paperback and digital form. Indian Caesalpiina of Medical Research, 87 April: 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.


Delhi, India; Controller of Publications. Pacific Islands Ecosystems at Risk. Duggan KJ, Henderson L, If in doubt consult an expert.

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QR Code What’s this? The leaves are borne caesalpini stalks petioles cm long. A species that has recently been released as a biological control agent recapetala the bruchid beetle Sulcobruchus subsuturalis Coetzer, These seeds mm across are brown and black in colour, persisting for many months and scattering seeds as they break open are scattered as the pod opens.

One or more of the features that are needed to show you the maps functionality are not available in the web browser that you are using. Sat Dec 22 Catalogue of the Seed Plants of the West Indies. Seedlings and saplings can be dug up or pulled up manually but mechanical control of larger plants is very difficult because of their sharp thorns.

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