Cassia sericea Sw.

 
  • Family : FABACEAE
  • Family (As per The Plant List) : Fabaceae (Leguminosae)
  • Subfamily : Caesalpinioideae
  • Species : Cassia sericea
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Senna uniflora (Mill.) H.S.Irwin & Barneby
  • Common name : One-leaf Senna
  • Collection Nos : KFP 9178
  • Key identification features : An erect subshrub. Leaves are alternate, compound with glands between leaflets. Flowers are in short axillary bunches. Pod up to 3 cm. long, compressed and transversely septate, covered with hairs.
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Native : Tropical America
  • Comments : Occasional in wastelands and along roadsides.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Bijapur, Gulbarga, Udupi, Dakshina Kannada
  • Floras referred : Saldanha, 1984; Seetharam et al., 2000 - Gulbarga; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2003 - Udupi; N.P.Singh, 1988- Flora of Eastern Karnataka; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014 - Flora of South Kanara

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