African Plant Database

Cassia afrofistula Brenan
Family : Caesalpiniaceae
Protologue : Kew Bull. 13(2): 236-239 (1958)
Information on the genus : Cassia
Status for MA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Cassia afrofistula Brenan var. afrofistula
Taxon infra-specific
Cassia afrofistula var. patentipila Brenan
Cassia afrofistula Brenan var. afrofistula
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrub or tree 1,2-6 m tall (?and more).
Ecology : Coastal; dense bush of the dunes; common in the dry coral areas of Zanzibar and Pemba; sandy flats; sandy forest; bush in open forest; secondary bush; plantations; 0-120 m alt.
  Comprises 2 vars.
  Cultivated in the tropics (var. $afrofistula$).
  Can be confused with the introduced C. fistula.
Biol./Eco : Shrub, Tree; Subhumid; Forest, Anthropic; 0-499 m; distribution: Africa.
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see under Catalogue de Madagascar
see under Flora of Mozambique
see under Missouri Botanical Garden
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
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