African Plant Database


Cassia africana (Steyaert) Mendonça & Torre
Family : Caesalpiniaceae
Family (APGIII) : FABACEAE
Information on the genus : Cassia
Basionym : Cassia mimosoides var. africana Steyaert
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Cassia mimosoides var. africana Steyaert
 Chamaecrista africana (Steyaert) Lock
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Rhizomatous undershrub 10-25 cm tall, multi-stemmed, with sub-simple slender stems.
Ecology : Stagnant water in bushy pasturage with Cerbera (= Cascabela) and Scrophulariaceae; appearing after forest- fires.
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
 
Map
carte afrique num 69798
 
Record n°69798
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