Chamaecrista kleinii (Wight & Arn.) V.Singh, J. Econ. Taxon. Bot. 16:600. 1992 (Syn: Cassia dimidiata sensu auct. non Roxb.nec G.Don; Cassia kleinii Wight & Arn.; Cassia kleinii var. pilosa Thwaites; Chamaecrista kleinii (Wight & Arn.) K.M.Matthew);
India (N); Andhra Pradesh; Bihar; Gujarat; Himachal Pradesh ; Karnataka ; Kerala ; Maharashtra ; Punjab; Rajasthan; Tamil Nadu ; Uttar Pradesh; West Bengal; Sri Lanka (N) as per ILDIS;
Prostrate herbs, puberulus. Leaves 3-6 cm; leaflets 8-13 pairs, 13 x 4 mm, falcate, mucronate, midrib near to upper margin, gland on the petiole stipitate, near to the lowest pair of leaflets; petiole to 0.5 cm, stipules 3-7 mm. Flowers axillary, 1-3, yellow; bracts and bracteoles 2-3 mm; sepals 6-7 mm long, pubescent; petals 8-10 mm; stamens 10, subequal. Pod 4.5 x 0.5 cm, flat, hairy, thickened on the sutures.
Dry and moist deciduous forests, also in the plains
Peninsular India and Sri Lanka
Senna sp for id From Turahalli Bengaluru, June-16 : 3 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (2)
Please identify this senna sp.
Pl. see with comparative images at Senna
Seems interesting as I could not match it with any species in efi as per comparative images at Senna
It is Chamaecrista kleinii (Wight&Arn.) V.Singh; leaflets 4-10 pairs; small gland just below the first pair of leaflets; flowers with 10 stamens indicate it as Chamaecrista kleinii (Wight&Arn.) V.Singh
identification of flowers of some of them- 5 : 4 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (1)
BISLE of sakaleshwarapur of karnataka grassy blancs
Very nice closeup images, Cassia kleini, legume flower,
Yes it is Chamaecrista kleinii (Wight