Senna hirsuta (L.) 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 hirsuta L.
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Senna hirsuta (L.) H.S.Irwin & Barneby
  • Common name : Hairy Sickle Pod, American Hairy Senna
  • Vernacular name :
    • Bado chakunda (Oria)
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Habitat : Deciduous and degraded forests, also in the plains
  • Comments / notes : On hills up to 1400m. Often along coffee estate or as an escape.
  • Flower, Fruit : June-April
  • Collector(s) Name : C.J. Saldanha & S. R. Ramesh; Arun Singh R, Raja K.Swamy & Rajasri Ray
  • Collection Date : 05-09-1978; 12-09-2014
  • Collection Nos : KFP 2434; HJCB-E-60
  • Collection Locality : B.R. Hills, Chamarajanagar district (KA); Pungalam R.F., Jawadhu Hills (TN)
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Chittoor district, Vishakapatnam district
    • Telangana : Khammam district
    • Kerala : All districts of Kerala
    • Odisha : Rayagada district, Ganjam district, Koraput district, Gajapati district
    • Tamil Nadu : Tiruchirapalli district, Salem district, Tiruvannamalai district
  • Native : Tropical America
  • World Distribution : Old World tropics
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature :
    • Pullaiah et al., 2001 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 2
    • H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1994- Flora of Orissa Vol. 1
    • N.P.Singh, 1988. Flora of Eastern Karnataka
    • 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 hirsuta. Downloaded on 21 May 2024.

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