Senna didymobotrya (Fresen.) H.S.Irwin & Barneby

 
  • 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 didymobotrya Fresen.
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Senna didymobotrya (Fresen.) H.S.Irwin & Barneby
  • Common name : Popcorn Cassia, Peanut Butter Senna
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Habitat : Planted in Gardens
  • Comments / notes : Introduced in hills of higher altitudes, also as an escape
  • Key identification features : Shrub or small tree; flowers showy yellow
  • Flower, Fruit : October-March
  • Native : Tropical Africa
  • World Distribution : Tropical Africa, Introduced
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature :
    • Pullaiah et al., 2001 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 2
    • 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
    • Henry, Kumari & Chithra (1983). Flora of Tamil Nadu, India vol. 1.
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Senna didymobotrya. Downloaded on 13 June 2024.

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