Chamaecrista rotundifolia (Pers.) Greene

 
  • Family : CAESALPINIACEAE
    (PEA or BEAN FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Leguminosae
  • Subfamily : Caesalpinioideae
  • Basionym : Cassia rotundifolia Pers.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Chamaecrista rotundifolia (Pers.) Greene
  • Common name : Round-leaf Cassia.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Comments / notes : Chamaecrista rotundifolia (Pers.) Greene, known to occur in tropical America is reported as a new record for India from Bengaluru, Karnataka and is of the typical variety, i.e., var. rotundifolia.
  • Flower, Fruit : November-February
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Dakshina Kannada district
  • Native : Tropical America
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : K.S.Rao et al in Rheedea 22(1): 66-67, 2012
  • 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=Chamaecrista rotundifolia. Downloaded on 6 December 2019.

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