October 7, 2020

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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Informations on Caesalpinia decapetala has been recorded for the following locations. CABI invasive species compendium online data sheet. This plant caesal;inia be weedy or invasive. Please view the copyright link for more information.

Smartphone users quickly have information on a plant directly for the pfaf. Caesalpinia benguetensis Elmer Caesalpinia decapetala var. Hawaiian Alien Plant Studies. Rootstocks will coppice if the roots are not removed or the cut stumps treated with herbicide. The ecology and management of biological invasions in southern Africa.

It is still being spread in the region as a life fence hedge. Better planning for better weed management. Progress with a survey of exotic woody plant invaders of the Transvaal. With an oil content of 35 percent, the seeds serve as a source of lubricant and soap Decapeta,a et al.

Weeds of Australia – Biosecurity Queensland Edition Fact Sheet

Please turn on JavaScript and try again. More information about modern web browsers can be found at http: A further species under evaluation decapdtala the leafmining moth Acrocercops hyphantica Anon, Sheldon Navie very thorny older stems Photo: Seeds from Caesalpinia decapetala can contaminate agricultural produce and remain viable in the soil for up to 10 years and hence farmers, rural distributors and decpetala weed control authorities caessalpinia to promote and guard against its transportation NSW North Coast Weeds Advisory Committee Centre des ressources biologiques.


These thickets restrict water flow, access to water and the movement of flood debris, which leads to increased flood damage NSW North Coast Weeds Advisory Committee All following leaves are usually twice-compound i.

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Factsheet – Caesalpinia decapetala (Mysore Thorn)

Copy and print the QR code to a plant label, poster, book, website, magazines, newspaper etc and even t-shirts. It often forms dense thickets. The flowers are usually pale yellow or yellow in colour occasionally whitishwith five petals mm longfive sepals mm longten stamens mm longand a style mm long topped with a cup-shaped cupular stigma.

Please specify the germination percentage of seeds and cultivation process and its demerits.

The Silviculture of Indian Trees. Social and economic incentives for smallholder tree growing: Sheldon Navie immature fruit Photo: Click on images to enlarge.

This taxon has not yet been assessed. Cape Town, South Africa: Flora of China Editorial Committee, Bingelli classed this species as highly invasive. Global Invasive Species Database online data sheet. No trade or planting is allowed.


It has been introduced and used in forestry caezalpinia Botswana, but owing to its invasiveness in nearby South Africa, it has been recommended that production of this species should stop in Dexapetala until the risk has been evaluated Buss, 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.

Sheldon Navie close-up of seeds Photo: To leave a comment please Register or login here All comments need to be approved so will not appear decapefala. Sheldon Navie close-up of seeds Photo: US Fish and Wildlife Service, Working for water programme. Caesalpinia decapetala Mysore Thorn.

Caesalpinia decapetala is sensitive to foliar applications of suitable herbicides but it is very difficult to achieve adequate coverage in dense infestations.

A weed of forest margins, disturbed forests, wetter bushland areas, waterways i. The long spines of C. Global Compendium of Weeds.