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Useful Tropical Plants

Caesalpinia scortechinii

(F.Muell.) Hattink

Fabaceae


Related to Caesalpinia subtropica[
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Title
Flora of Australia
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Author
 
Website
http://www.anbg.gov.au/abrs/abif/flora/
Publisher
 
Year
0
ISBN
 
Description
The full information from the Flora of Australia - on-line. An excellent resource.
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+ Synonyms

Mezoneuron scortechinii F.Muell.

Common Name:

Caesalpinia scortechinii
Flowering stem
Photograph by: Wrigley, J.
Image credit to Australian National Botanic Gardens

General Information

Caesalpinia scortechinii is a sprawling or climbing shrub. The stems are usually prickly[
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Title
Flora of Australia
Publication
 
Author
 
Website
http://www.anbg.gov.au/abrs/abif/flora/
Publisher
 
Year
0
ISBN
 
Description
The full information from the Flora of Australia - on-line. An excellent resource.
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The plant is sometimes gathered from the wild for its gum.

Known Hazards

None known

Botanical References


Range

Australia - New South Wales and Queensland, north to Papua New Guinea.

Habitat

Margins of rainforests[
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Title
Flora of New South Wales
Publication
 
Author
 
Website
http://plantnet.rbgsyd.nsw.gov.au/floraonline.htm
Publisher
 
Year
0
ISBN
 
Description
An on-line resource giving a brief botanical description of all the native plants of New South Wales, their habitat and range, together with diagrams and photographs of the plants.
]. Grows in black or red loam, sand or basaltic scree in vine thicket, on rainforest margins, in mixed eucalypt forest, on creek banks and on dunes in vine forest[
286
Title
Flora of Australia
Publication
 
Author
 
Website
http://www.anbg.gov.au/abrs/abif/flora/
Publisher
 
Year
0
ISBN
 
Description
The full information from the Flora of Australia - on-line. An excellent resource.
].

Properties

Other Uses Rating *  *
HabitClimber
Height0.00 m
Cultivation StatusWild

Cultivation Details


Edible Uses

None known

Medicinal

None known

Other Uses

A gum, known as 'Barister gum', is obtained from the tree[
46
Title
Dictionary of Economic Plants.
Publication
 
Author
Uphof. J. C. Th.
Publisher
Weinheim
Year
1959
ISBN
-
Description
An excellent and very comprehensive guide but it only gives very short descriptions of the uses without any details of how to utilize the plants. Not for the casual reader.
]. It resembles Cherry gum (from Prunus serotina) and Tragacanth (from Astragalus spp.)[
46
Title
Dictionary of Economic Plants.
Publication
 
Author
Uphof. J. C. Th.
Publisher
Weinheim
Year
1959
ISBN
-
Description
An excellent and very comprehensive guide but it only gives very short descriptions of the uses without any details of how to utilize the plants. Not for the casual reader.
].

Propagation

Seed -

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