Senna spectabilis (DC.) 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 spectabilis DC.
  • Synonym(s) : Pseudocassia spectabilis Britton & Rose
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Senna spectabilis (DC.) H.S.Irwin & Barneby
  • Common name : Popcorn Bush Cedar, Archibald's Cassia, Calceolaria Cassia, Golden Shower, Scented Shower, Fetid Cassia
  • Habit : Tree
  • Habitat : Grown as ornamental tree
  • Comments / notes : Fruit fetid smell
  • Key identification features : The acute leaflets and thread-like stipules are diagnostic features
  • Flower, Fruit : Throughout the year
  • Collection Nos : R R Rao 796
  • Distribution :
    • Kerala : Wayanad district, Idukki district, Thiruvananthapuram district
  • Native : Tropical Southeast Asia
  • World Distribution : Planted
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature :
    • Sharma B.D, 1984 - Flora of Karnataka Analysis
    • 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 spectabilis. Downloaded on 15 June 2024.

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