ID Request for Caesalpinia..

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arvind kadus

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Aug 19, 2010, 7:54:56 AM8/19/10
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Hi, All,
This plant was found at Veldur, Guhagar. Travelling from Dabhol to Guhagar via Getty. Near to Sea. Small bushy climber having spikes, yellow flowers, pods as in the picture.
Please Id this plant of Caesalpinia.
Dr. Kadus Arvind.

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Navendu

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Aug 20, 2010, 1:03:01 AM8/20/10
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Caesalpinia crista

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tanay bose

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Aug 20, 2010, 1:07:14 AM8/20/10
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Caesalpinia crista undoubtedly
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Dr. Arvind Kadus

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Aug 23, 2010, 11:39:09 AM8/23/10
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Dear Tanay Ji,Navendu Ji, do you mean latest C. bonduc? which is
called in marathi ' Latakaranj' ?.
No not at all it is not C. crista.
Have you seen the pods they are not having the sharp prickles. Flowers
seems to be different. may be another sp.
Let us wait for some another coments.
Thanks
Dr. Kadus Arvind.
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Vijayasankar

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Aug 23, 2010, 11:53:41 AM8/23/10
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Dear Arvind ji,
 
You all are correct. Here arises the importance of using the author citation.
Your plant IS Caesalpinia crista L. This is the accepted name.
 
So, your plant is NOT Caesalpinia crista Amer. which is synonym to Caesalpinia bonduc (L.) Roxb. 
With regards

Vijayasankar


navendu page

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Aug 24, 2010, 1:20:49 AM8/24/10
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Yes there seems to be some confusion with the names. The plant posted here is Caesalpinia nuga. As per BSI the current valid name of this species is C.crista and it dosent have prickly pods. The one with the prickly pods is C.bonduc

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Pankaj Oudhia

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Aug 24, 2010, 3:42:46 AM8/24/10
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"The one with the prickly pods is C.bonduc"

In support of Navendu's comment.

http://pankajoudhia.com/album/main.php?g2_itemId=9136


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