Senna timorensis (DC.) H.S.Irwin & Barneby

 
  • Family : CAESALPINIACEAE
    (PEA or BEAN FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Leguminosae
  • Subfamily : Caesalpinioideae
  • Basionym : Cassia timorensis DC. (Spl. vari.)
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Senna timoriensis (DC.) H.S.Irwin & Barneby
  • Common name : Timor Senna, Limestone Cassia
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Comments / notes : Occasional in Southern Eastern Ghats
  • Key identification features : Large shrub
  • Flower, Fruit : Throughout the year
  • Distribution :
    • Kerala : Idukki district, Kollam district
    • Tamil Nadu : Salem district, The Nilgiri district
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka, SE. Asia to Australia
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2001 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 2; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI; 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=Senna timoriensis. Downloaded on 6 December 2019.

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