Senna auriculata (L.) Roxb.

 
  • Family : CAESALPINIACEAE
    (Pea Or Bean Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : IMLI FAMILY (ईमली फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Leguminosae
  • Subfamily : Caesalpinioideae
  • Basionym : Cassia auriculata L.
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Senna auriculata (L.) Roxb.
  • Common name : Tanner's Cassia, Eared Senna, Tanner's senna, Styptic weed
  • Vernacular name :
    • Tarwar (Hindi)
    • Olle thangadi, Honambre gida (Telugu)
    • Aavarai, Avaram (Tamil)
    • Nelatangedu, Kondatangedu, Thangedu (Telugu)
    • Aavartaki (Sanskrit)
    • Tarwad (Marathi)
    • Aviram, Avarampoovu, Aaveram, Ponnavara, Uorathakara
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Habitat : Tropical dry deciduous forests, plains and roadsides
  • Flower, Fruit : Throughout the year
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : East Godavari district, Srikakulam district, Kadapa district, Kurnool district, Prakasam district
    • Kerala : Wayanad district, Palakkad district, Idukki district
    • Maharashtra : Akola district
    • Odisha : Ganjam district
    • Tamil Nadu : All districts of Tamil Nadu
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka, Myanmar, cultivated in other tropics
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature :
    • Pullaiah et al., 2001 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 2
    • J.L.Ellis, 1987- Flora of Nallamalais Vol. 1
    • H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1994- Flora of Orissa Vol. 1
    • R. S. Rao and S. H. Sreeramulu, 1986 - Flora of Srikakulam District
    • Matthew, K.M., Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (1). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983
    • Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI.
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Senna auriculata. Downloaded on 22 June 2024.

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