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Caesalpinia decapetala (Roth) Alston

Caesalpiniaceae.
Local Name:
Phil Kanda.
Synonym:
Reichardia decapetala Roth.
Habit and Habitat:
A spiny shrub found in sub-tropical zone.
Taxonomic Features:
Leaves compound, pinnae 5-10.Leaflets opposite glabrous above hairy below. Inflorescence terminal or axillary racemes, 30-50 cm long. Flower zygomorphic, yellow. Fruit a pod, seed 4-8.
Flowering and Fruiting:
April-July.
Harvesting Time:
June -August.
Medicinal Value:
Anthelmintic, anti periodic, astringent, febrifuge. The leaves are laxative. They are applied externally to burns. The root is purgative.
Part Used:
Flower, Leaf, Root.
Occurrence:
Rare.
Future Perspective:
Conservation, Cultivation, Herbal Pharmacy, Allopathic Pharmacy.
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