Latakaranja / kalarchikai / Fever nut / Caesalpinia Crista

Latakaranja, kalarchikai, Fever nut (Caesalpinia Crista) Description of Latakaranja Plant Lata karanja is a prickly shrub or woody vine having a length of 10 meter. Latakaranja Leaves are alternate, bi-pinnate, often nearly 1 m long, with the rachis armed with stout, sharp, recurved spines. The leaflets also 4-6 in number, 2 to 5 cm long, oblong, and hairy. The Flowers are yellow in color, 1 c.m. long, borne in axillary, simple or panicled raceme. Latakaranja fruits are pods, 5 to

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