Senna obtusifolia (L.) H.S.Irwin & Barneby

 
  • Family : CAESALPINIACEAE
    (PEA or BEAN FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Leguminosae
  • Subfamily : Caesalpinioideae
  • Basionym : Cassia obtusifolia L.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Senna obtusifolia (L.) H.S.Irwin & Barneby
  • Vernacular name : Tkala, Tarwad (Marathi)
  • Habit : Undershrub
  • Habitat : Dry deciduous forests
  • Comments / notes : Rare along the roads
  • Flower, Fruit : September-December
  • Distribution :
    • Maharashtra : Akola district
    • Odisha : Koraput district, Khurda district, Sambalpur district, Ganjam district
    • Tamil Nadu : Dharmapuri district, Tiruvannamalai district, Coimbatore district
  • Native : Tropical America
  • World Distribution : Throughout Tropics
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1994- Flora of Orissa 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=Senna obtusifolia. Downloaded on 11 December 2019.

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