African Plant Database

Senna obtusifolia (L.) H.S. Irwin & Barneby
Protologue : Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 35: 252 (1982)
Information on the genus : Senna
Basionym : Cassia obtusifolia L.
Status for MA : accepted (naturalised)
Status for SA : accepted (naturalised-introduced)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Cassia obtusifolia L. (1753)
 Cassia tora var. obtusifolia (L.) Haines (1922)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=*Cassia tora auct.
Ecology and distribution
Biol./Eco : Herb; Humid, Dry; Anthropic; 0-499 m; distribution: Naturalised in Madagascar.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Exell, A. & Wild, H. (2007). Flora Zambesiaca: Mozambique, Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Bechuanaland Protectorate. London Kew 3[2]: 149-150
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and South Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing
  • César J. & C. Chatelain (2019). Flore illustrée du Tchad. Conservatoire et Jardin botaniques de Genève, Coopération Suisse & Univ. N'Djaména
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Record n°67114 modified 2008-07-03
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