African Plant Database

Cassia abbreviata Oliv.
Family : Caesalpiniaceae
Information on the genus : Cassia
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Cassia abbreviata Oliv. subsp. abbreviata
Taxon infra-specific
Cassia abbreviata subsp. beareana (Holmes) Brenan
Cassia abbreviata Oliv. subsp. abbreviata
Cassia abbreviata subsp. kaessneri (Baker f.) Brenan
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : (Shrub or) tree 3-10(-15) m; trunk usually slender, erect; crown rounded with of drooping branches.
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Ecology : Woodland; wooded grassland; margin of evergreen forest on rock outcrop; deciduous bushland; Acacia-Combretum, Commiphora bushland; dry scrub with trees; margin of pools; also on dunes; termite mounds; deciduous or evergreen thickets; 30-1520m alt.
  Botswana, Namibia, S. Africa.
  Comprises 3 subspp.: [see more in the book]
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Record n°177159
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