African Plant Database

Cassia ruspolii Chiov.
Family : Caesalpiniaceae
Protologue : Atti Reale Accad. Italia, Mem. Cl. Sci. Fis. x
Information on the genus : Cassia
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Senna ruspolii (Chiov.) Lock
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrublet to 1,5 m tall, with thickened underground rootstock; leaves large (2,5-9 x 1,8-6 cm), rosetted at apex of short woody stems.
Ecology : Dry woodland and bushland; shallow soil over rock outcrop in alluvial flats; Acacia-Commiphora bushland, usually on sand; 20-1000 m alt.
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see under The International Plant Name Index
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Record n°69833
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