Senna surattensis (Burm. f.) H.S. Irwin & Barneby

 
  • Family : CAESALPINIACEAE
    (PEA or BEAN FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Leguminosae
  • Subfamily : Caesalpinioideae
  • Basionym : Cassia surattensis Burm. f.
  • Synonym(s) : Cassia suffruticosa Roth; Cassia glauca Lam.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Senna surattensis (Burm.f.) H.S.Irwin & Barneby
  • Common name : Sulphur flowered Senna, Glaucous Cassia, Kolomona, Scrambled Egg Bush
  • Vernacular name : Adavi thangadi (Kannada); Thagarai (Tamil); Kondatangedu, Mettangedu (Telugu)
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Habitat : Common in almost all dry deciduous forests of the Eastern Ghats
  • Comments / notes : In plains to 300m. Planted in gardens
  • Flower, Fruit : August-January
  • Collector(s) Name : K.P. Sreenath & S.R. Ramesh
  • Collection Date : 14/11/1978
  • Collection Nos : KFP 4311
  • Collection Locality : Sandur Hills, Bellari district (KA)
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Anantapur district, Chittoor district, Vishakapatnam district, Kurnool district, East Godavari district
    • Karnataka : Bellary district, Kolar district
    • Kerala : All districts of Kerala
    • Tamil Nadu : All districts of Tamil Nadu
  • Native : Southeast Asia
  • World Distribution : Extended to China, Formosa, Australia. Cultivated in Many countries.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2001 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 2; H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1994- Flora of Orissa Vol. 1; N.P.Singh, 1988. Flora of Eastern Karnataka; Matthew, K.M., Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (1). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI.
  • 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 surattensis. Downloaded on 10 December 2019.

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