African Plant Database

Cassia fenarolii Mendonça & Torre
Family : Caesalpiniaceae
Information on the genus : Cassia
Status for SA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Chamaecrista fenarolii (Mendonça & Torre) Lock
Status for TA : (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Chamaecrista fenarolii (Mendonça & Torre) Lock
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Annual or short-lived perennial herb, ± 10-45 cm tall, with erect or usually prostrate, terete stems woody at base.
Ecology : Brachystegia woodland; roadsides; 900-1500 m alt.
  Resembling prostrate forms of C. mimosoides. Close to C. gracilior but differs in the larger flowers and the short-stalked glands.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • EXELL, A. & WILD, H. (2007). Flora Zambesiaca: Mozambique, Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Bechuanaland Protectorate. London Kew 3[2]: 134
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