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Caesalpinia bonduc
(Fabaceae)

beach nicker, bonduc, divi-divi, gray nickers, nicker bean, wait-a-bit

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Taxonomy & nomenclature

GRIN nomenclature info for Caesalpinia bonduc
Nomenclatural information about Caesalpinia bonduc is provided by USDA/ARS/NGRP/GRIN.

Caesalpinia bonduc information from the Smithsonian's Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Caesalpinia bonduc--including nomenclature and synonymy, and status and distribution in Hawaii--is provided by the "Flora of the Hawaiian Islands" website of the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. Links from this page include descriptive information about the species, as well as worldwide distributional information and general information about the genus.

Caesalpinia bonduc information from ITIS
The Integrated Taxonomic Information System ITIS provides authoritative taxonomic information on Caesalpinia bonduc, as well as other plants, animals, fungi, and microbes of North America and the world.

IPNI nomenclature info for Caesalpinia bonduc
Nomenclatural information about Caesalpinia bonduc is provided by The International Plant Names Index (IPNI).


Impacts

Caesalpinia bonduc (Fabaceae): species information from GCW
Information on Caesalpinia bonduc as relevant to Pacific Islands is provided by the Global Compendium of Weeds (GCW).


Risk assessments

Caesalpinia bonduc weed risk assessment for Hawaii-Pacific
Results of a weed risk assessment for Caesalpinia bonduc for the Hawaii-Pacific region are presented by the Hawaii-Pacific Weed Risk Assessment team.


Cultivation & propagation

In the Garden: Pawale seed capsules great for lei
Pawale (Rumex skottsbergii) and kakalaioa (Caesalpinia bonduc) are among the native plants that are good for lei making in this Rick Barboza column (Honolulu Star-Bulletin Features, 1/21/2005).


Images

Images of Caesalpinia bonduc (Fabaceae) (yellow nickers)
Links to high-resolution free images of Caesalpinia bonduc (Fabaceae) (yellow nickers) by Forest & Kim Starr (USGS) are available here.

Caesalpinia bonduc information from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Caesalpinia bonduc in Hawaii is available from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands.


Distribution

Caesalpinia bonduc information from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Caesalpinia bonduc in Hawaii is available from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands.

Caesalpinia bonduc information from the Smithsonian's Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Caesalpinia bonduc--including nomenclature and synonymy, and status and distribution in Hawaii--is provided by the "Flora of the Hawaiian Islands" website of the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. Links from this page include descriptive information about the species, as well as worldwide distributional information and general information about the genus.


Full-text articles

Alien plant invasions in native ecosystems of Hawaii: Management and research
Stone, Charles P., Clifford W. Smith, and J. Timothy Tunison (eds.) . 1992. Alien plant invasions in native ecosystems of Hawaii: Management and research. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Cooperative National Park Resources Studies Unit. ISBN: 0-8248-1474-6.

Vines and Climbing Plants of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands: an illustrated field guide to the native, naturalized or commonly cultivated vines and lianas of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands.
Acevedo-Rodriguez, Pedro. 2005. Vines and Climbing Plants of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands: an illustrated field guide to the native, naturalized or commonly cultivated vines and lianas of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. Illustrated by Bobbi Angell. 483 pages.


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