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Details for: Caesalpinia bonduc


Source: ILDIS World Database of Legumes 2010. (copyright © ILDIS).

Name: Caesalpinia bonduc (L.) Roxb.
Rank: Species
Status: ACCEPTED
Taxonomy (this taxon is included in): Regnum - Plantae
     Divisio - Tracheophyta
          Subdivisio - Spermatophytina
               Class - Magnoliopsida
                    Superordo - Rosanae
                         Ordo - Fabales Bromhead
                              Familia - Fabaceae Lindl.
                                   Tribus - Caesalpinieae
                                        Genus - Caesalpinia L.
                                            
Pro parte synonyms: Caesalpinia crista L.
Synonyms: Bonduc minus Medik.
Caesalpinia bonducella (L.) Fleming
Caesalpinia crista Thunb.
Caesalpinia cristata Prowazek
Caesalpinia grisebachiana Kuntze
Caesalpinia sogerensis Baker f.
Guilandina bonduc Griseb.
Guilandina bonduc L.
Guilandina bonducella L.
Guilandina crista (L.) Small
Guilandina gemina Lour.
Guillandina bonduc L.
Guillandina bonducella (L.) Fleming
Misapplied names: "Caesalpinia crista" sec. auct.
"Caesalpinia sepiaria" sec. auct.
 
Comments: Drift seed regularly reported from beaches in Florida, USA., Indigenous to the Mascarenes., Seeds can float & are quite resilient thus species widespread & often littoral, Seeds contain bonducin - possible quinnine substitute., Seeds largely sea-dispersed., Thousand of seeds washed up on Florida beaches after Hurricane Floyd (1999).
Common names: Anoso (), Bonduc (), Brier (), Cadoc (), Cadoque (), Canique (), Cassie (English), Cockspur (English), Fever Nut (English), Graines Quinique (), Gray Nickarnut (English), Gray Nickel (English), Gray Nicker (English), Gray Nickerbean (English), Grey Nicker (English), Guilandina Seed (English), Indian Nut (English), Mate (), Mate De Costa (), Mysore Thorn (English), Nickar Bean (English), Nickernut (English), Ojo De Venado (), Papali (), Papati (), Physic Nut (English), Quinique (), Quinique Jaune (), Sappan Liane (), Sea Pearl (English), Sea Pod (English), Soni (), Tataramoa (), Yellow Nicker (English)[Credits]
Conservation Status: Not Threatened
Maps: distribution
Occurrence: [Eg]
Use: Domestic, Environmental, Medicine, Miscellaneous


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