Wild Flowering Plants
Guilandina bonduc Linnaeus, Sp. Pl. 381. 1753
Syn.: Caesalpinia bonduc (Linnaeus) Roxburgh, Fl. Ind. (1832).
Indigenous quite rare shrub of the sea-shore.
Pantropical in coastal areas.
The seeds are poisonous but can be used as a coffee when roasted. They are also used in a traditional game.
Local medicinal uses