African Plant Database

Cassia newtonii Mendonça & Torre
Family : Caesalpiniaceae
Information on the genus : Cassia
Status for TA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Chamaecrista newtonii (Mendonça & Torre) Lock
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Chamaecrista newtonii (Mendonça & Torre) Lock (1988)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrublet or perennial slender herb woody at base with ramose stem, ±30 cm tall; flowers of a splendid orange colour; caylx almost entirely petaloid.
Ecology : Pastures; 1700 m alt.
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Record n°69825
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