Taxon: Caesalpinia bonduc (L.) Roxb.

 
Genus: Caesalpinia
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
  Subfamily: Caesalpinioideae
      Tribe: Caesalpinieae
Nomen number: 50012
Place of publication: Fl. ind. ed. 1832, 2:362. 1832
Name Verified on: 26-Mar-2004 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 26-Oct-2006
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Miami (MIA)
Accessions: 9 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Materials: beads (fide Bot Beads World; as http://www.botanicalbeads.com/BBB_page_73.html,)
  • Medicines: folklore (fide CRC MedHerbs ed2; Herbs Commerce ed2)
  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals (fide Lampe & McCann)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Africa

    • East Tropical Africa: Tanzania
    • West Tropical Africa: Ghana; Nigeria
    • West-Central Tropical Africa: Gabon
    • Western Indian Ocean: Comoros; Madagascar
  • Asia-Temperate

    • China: China - Guangdong, - Guangxi, - Hainan
    • Eastern Asia: Taiwan
  • Asia-Tropical

    • Indian Subcontinent: Sri Lanka
    • Malesia: Papua New Guinea
  • Northern America

    • Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Florida
    • Southern Mexico: Mexico - Quintana Roo
  • Pacific

    • North-Central Pacific: United States - Hawaii
  • Southern America

    • Brazil: Brazil
    • Caribbean: Cuba; Jamaica; Puerto Rico
    • Mesoamerica: Costa Rica; Nicaragua
    • Western South America: Colombia; Ecuador - Galapagos Islands, - Guayas, - Manabi; Peru - Madre de Dios

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  • Chinese Academy of Sciences Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae. 1959- (F China)
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