African Plant Database

Senna alexandrina Mill.
Protologue : Gard. Dict., ed. 8 n. 1 (1768) 
Information on the genus : Senna
Statuts nomenclatural : new name
Status for NA : accepted (present)
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Cassia senna L. var. senna
 Cassia senna L. (1753)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Senna acutifolia (Delile) Batka
=Cassia acutifolia Delile (1813)
=Cassia angustifolia Vahl (1790)
=Cassia lanceolata Forssk. (1775)
=Cassia senna var. eriocarpa (Maire) Maire
=Cassia acutifolia var. eriocarpa Maire (1943)
Taxon infra-specific
Senna alexandrina var. obtusata (Brenan) Lock

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • DARBYSHIRE, I. KORDOFAMI, M. & AL. (2015). The plants of Sudan and South Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing : 191
  • CÉSAR J. & C. CHATELAIN (2019). Flore illustrée du Tchad. Conservatoire et Jardin botaniques de Genève, Coopération Suisse & Univ. N'Djaména : 431

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • Med-Checklist 4: 175 (1989).
  • Fl. Egypt (Boulos) 1: 359 (1999).
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Record n°147882 modified 2011-09-16
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