Cassia hirsuta L.

 
  • Family : FABACEAE
  • Family (As per The Plant List) : Fabaceae (Leguminosae)
  • Subfamily : Caesalpinioideae
  • Species : Cassia hirsuta
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Senna hirsuta (L.)H.S.Irwin & Barneby
  • Common name : Hairy Sickle Pod, American Hairy Senna
  • Collection Nos : KFP 2434, KFP 10459
  • Collector(s) Name : C.J.Saldanha & S.R.Ramesh
  • Key identification features : Soflty pubescent herb. Leaves are with a gland at the base of the petiole. Leaflets are elliptic-ovate, acuminate. Corrymbs are in terminal panicles. Corolla is yellow. Pods are sessile and turgid.
  • Habit : Undershrub
  • Native : Tropical America
  • Comments : An introduced species, now a weed in wastelands.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Collection Locality : Way to B.R.Hills (Chamarajnagar)
  • Distribution Locality : Bangalore, Bellary, Chikamagalur, Dakshina Kannada, Davanagere, Gulbarga, Hassan, Kodagu, Mysore, Shimoga, Tumkur, Uttara Kannada
  • Floras referred : Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 - Hassan; Gowda, 2004 - Sringeri; Ramaswamy & Razi, 1973 - Bangalore; Seetharam et al., 2000 - Gulbarga; Rao & Razi, 1981 - Mysore; Keshava Murthy & Yoganarasimhan, 1990 - Coorg; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2003 - Udupi; Bhaskar & Kushalappa, 2013- Flora of Tumkur District; Manjunath et al., 2003 - Davanagere; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014 - Flora of South Kanara

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