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Caesalpinia pulcherrima is a deciduous or evergreen shrub or small tree. Usually without prickles, it can grow up to 5 metres tall. The slender trunk is usually straight and cylindrical and can be free of branches for 100cm or more. It is a multipurpose plant, it is often gathered from the wild for local food and medicinal use.
- 1 Uses
- 2 Parts Used
- 3 Chemical Composition
- 4 Common names
- 5 Properties
- 6 Habit
- 7 Identification
- 8 List of Ayurvedic medicine in which the herb is used
- 9 Where to get the saplings
- 10 Mode of Propagation
- 11 How to plant/cultivate
- 12 Commonly seen growing in areas
- 13 Photo Gallery
- 14 References
- 15 External Links
|Kannada||ಕೆಂಜಿಗೆ Kenjige, ರತ್ನಗಂಧಿ Ratnagandhi|
|English||Peacock Flower, Pride of Barbados|
Reference: Dravya - Substance, Rasa - Taste, Guna - Qualities, Veerya - Potency, Vipaka - Post-digesion effect, Karma - Pharmacological activity, Prabhava - Therepeutics.
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List of Ayurvedic medicine in which the herb is used
Where to get the saplings
Mode of Propagation
How to plant/cultivate
An evergreen plant in the tropics, in cooler but frost-free areas it is more likely to become deciduous whislt in areas with occasional frosts it can survive as a perennial plant, dying down to ground level in the cold season but regrowing with the warmer weather.
Commonly seen growing in areas
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