Cassia mimosoides L.

 
  • Family : FABACEAE
  • Family (As per The Plant List) : Fabaceae (Leguminosae)
  • Subfamily : Caesalpinioideae
  • Species : Cassia mimosoides
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Chamaecrista mimosoides (L.) Greene
  • Common name : Feather-leaved Cassia, Mimosa like-Senna
  • Collection Nos : KFP 2728, KFP 2930
  • Collector(s) Name : K.R.Keshava Murthy & K.P.Sreenath
  • Key identification features : A delicate herb with compound leaves. Leaflets are small in several pairs. Flower are upto 0.5-0.8 cm across and solitary in leaf axils. Fruit is a flat, many-seeded pod.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Native : Old World Tropics
  • Comments : Grows on the floor of scrub and also in the open.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Collection Locality : Sagar (Shimoga)
  • Distribution Locality : Bagalkot, Bangalore, Belgaum, Bellary, Bidar, Bijapur, Chamrajnagar, Chikamagalur, Chikkaballapur, Chitradurga, Dakshina Kannada, Davanagere, Dharwad, Gadag, Gulbarga, Hassan, Haveri, Kodagu, Kolar, Koppal, Mandya, Mysore, Raichur, Ramanagara, Shimoga, Tumkur, Udupi, Uttara Kannada, Yadgir
  • 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; Manjunath et al., 2003 - Davanagere; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014 - Flora of South Kanara

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