Cassia javanica L. (Filaments swollen in the middle. Ovary hairy, Stipules 12-15 mm long, leafy, leaflets usually obtuse, silky beneath;
petals pink, turning dark red, fading to white)
Cassia javanica subsp. nodosa (Roxb.) K.Larsen & S.S.Larsen (Filaments swollen in the middle. Ovary hairy, Stipules 5 mm long, linear, not leafy, leaflets acute, glabrous beneath; petals pink, fading to yellow-pink or white)
Cassia renigera Benth. (Filaments swollen in the middle. Ovary glabrous, leaflets oblong, densely velvety, tip mucronate; leafy bracts at base of each flower; stipules large leafy)
Key to Indian Species of Cassia Complex (Cassia, Chamaecrista, Senna)
Fabaceae-Caesalpinioideae (Caesalpiniaceae) Week: Cassia complex specie in India key uploaded to the website:
Key for Indian species of Cassia complex (Cassia, Chamaecrista and Senna) has been uploaded, except for two species (Cassia bakeriana and Cassia nealiae) has been uploaded to the Group website. Please follow the link to reach the key:
C. auriculata (now Senna auriculata)
C. italica (now Senna italica),
C. occidentalis (now Senna occidentalis),
Cassia siamea (now S. siamea),
C. senna (now Senna alexandrina)
C. sophera (now Senna shophera)
C. tora (now Senna tora)
Cassia (Fabaceae (Leguminosae)) page with images of species in efloraofindia : 1 post by 1 author.
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