African Plant Database

Cassia hochstetteri Ghesq.
Family : Caesalpiniaceae
Protologue : Bull. Jard. Bot. État 9: 155 (1932)
Information on the genus : Cassia
Status for TA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Chamaecrista dimidiata (Roxb.) Lock
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Senna dimidiata Roxb.
=Chamaecrista dimidiata (Roxb.) Lock
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Annual herb, prostrate or erect with stems 10-45 cm long, terete, simple or branched especially towards the base.
Ecology : Grassland; old cultivations; bushland; often by rivers; roadside (Zimbabwe); 1300-2000 m alt.
  India; China; Japan. - Madagascar? (specimens recorded by Brenan are attributed to C. stricta by Du Puy & Rabevohitra (Legum. Madagascar: 102, 2002).

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • EXELL, A. & WILD, H. (2007). Flora Zambesiaca: Mozambique, Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Bechuanaland Protectorate. London Kew 3[2]: 128
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