African Plant Database

Cassia holosericea Fresen.
Family : Caesalpiniaceae
Protologue : Flora 22(1): 54 (1839)
Information on the genus : Cassia
Status for NA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Senna holosericea (Fresen.) Greuter
Status for SA : (present)
Status for TA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Senna holosericea (Fresen.) Greuter
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Senna holosericea (Fresen.) Greuter (1986)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=*Cassia pubescens R. Br. (1814)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Spreading or prostrate herb or shrub, 20-50 cm tall.
Ecology : Semi-desert open bushland; 0-1400 m alt.
  Egypt; Arabia; Socotra; Pakistan.

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Drug Pl. Africa : 81 (1949).
  • Willdenowia 15: 129 (1986).
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Herbarium, North Africa MPU
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Record n°69814 modified 2008-09-12
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