Senna floribunda (Cavanilles) H.S.Irwin & Barneby

 
  • Family : CAESALPINIACEAE
    (PEA or BEAN FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Leguminosae
  • Subfamily : Caesalpinioideae
  • Basionym : Cassia floribunda Cavanilles
  • Synonym(s) : Cassia laevigata Willd.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Senna floribunda (Cav.)H.S.Irwin & Barneby
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Habitat : Hill stations
  • Comments / notes : On hills above 1000m, in wastelands or as an escape from cultivation.
  • Flower, Fruit : Throughout the year
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Palakonda Hills (Kadapa district), Anantapur district
    • Odisha : Gajapati district
    • Tamil Nadu : Tiruchirapalli district, Namakkal district, Dharmapuri district
  • Native : Tropical America
  • World Distribution : Tropics of the World
  • 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.
  • 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=Senna floribunda. Downloaded on 6 December 2019.

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