African Plant Database

Cassia plumosa (E. Mey.) Vogel
Family : Caesalpiniaceae
Information on the genus : Cassia
Basionym : Chamaecrista plumosa E. Mey. var. plumosa
Status for SA : rejected unused (present)
Status for TA : rejected unused (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Chamaecrista plumosa E. Mey. var. plumosa
 Cassia plumosa (E. Mey.) Vogel var. plumosa
 Chamaecrista plumosa E. Mey.
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Chamaecrista plumosa var. diffusa E. Mey.
=Cassia plumosa var. diffusa (E. Mey.) Vogel
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perennial herb with one or few annual stems from a thickened woody rhizomatous rootstock, either prostrate and diffusely branched forming a spreading mat to 40 cm Ø and ± 10 cm tall;
Ecology : Mainly along the coast, usually in sandy grassland; near the sea.
  S. Africa. - Var. erecta Schorn & Gordon-Gray [syn.: Chamaecrista plumosa var. erecta (Schorn & Gordon-Gray) Lock in S. Africa (Natal, Transvaal).
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