African Plant Database

Cassia capensis Thunb.
Family : Caesalpiniaceae
Information on the genus : Cassia
Status for SA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Chamaecrista capensis (Thunb.) E. Mey.
Status for TA : (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Chamaecrista capensis (Thunb.) E. Mey. var. capensis
 Cassia capensis Thunb. var. capensis
 Cassia mimosoides var. capensis (Thunb.) Harv.
 Chamaecrista capensis (Thunb.) E. Mey.
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perennial herb with several prostrate, semi-erect or erect, simple or sub-simple stems from a woody rootsock, or with one or few erect stems to 90 cm tall, usually branched in the upper half; stems ± ridged.
Ecology : Ecology unknown.
  S. Africa, Swaziland (c. 500-600 m alt.). Unspecified locality in Mozambique (J. S. Afric. Bot. 41: 142, 1975).
  Closely related to C. biensis.
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Record n°177167
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