African Plant Database

Cassia podocarpa Guill. & Perr.
Family : Caesalpiniaceae
Protologue : Fl. Seneg. Tent. 1: 259 (1832)
Information on the genus : Cassia
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Senna podocarpa (Guill. & Perr.) Lock
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrub to 6 m tall.
Ecology : Locally common in old farmland; rather common in dry forests; gallery forest and edges; humid places (niayes); 500 m alt. (Nimba).
  Bioko / Fernando Poo.

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Drug Pl. Africa : 81 (1949).

Bibliography other :
  • Cat. Pl. Vasc. Burkina Faso:214 (2012)
More info on :
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see under African Plants - a Photo Guide
see under The International Plant Name Index
carte afrique num 69828
Record n°69828
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