Cassia javanica L.

 
  • Family : CAESALPINIACEAE
    (PEA or BEAN FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Leguminosae
  • Subfamily : Caesalpinioideae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Cassia javanica L.
  • Common name : Java Cassia, Pink Cassia
  • Habit : Tree
  • Comments / notes : Often planted as an avenue tree; also in gardens for its showy flowers
  • Key identification features : Medium-sized tree; flowers pink
  • Native : Southeast Asia
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : K.S.Rao-Flowering Plants of IISC, 2009; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014 - Flora of South Kanara; Henry, Kumari & Chithra (1983). Flora of Tamil Nadu, India vol. 1.
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Raja K Swamy, Deepak Kumar, Arun Singh R. and K. Gopalakrishna Bhat (2019). Flora of Peninsular India. http://peninsula.ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Cassia javanica. Downloaded on 16 December 2019.

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