African Plant Database


Cassia telfairiana (Hook. f.) Polhill
Family : Caesalpiniaceae
Family (APGIII) : FABACEAE
Protologue : Kew Bull. 41(4): 810 (1986)
Information on the genus : Cassia
Basionym : Cassia mimosoides var. telfairiana Hook. f.
 
 
Status
Status for MA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Chamaecrista telfairiana (Hook. f.) Lock
Status for TA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Chamaecrista telfairiana (Hook. f.) Lock
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Cassia mimosoides var. telfairiana Hook. f. (1870)
 Chamaecrista telfairiana (Hook. f.) Lock (1988)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=*Cassia pulchella Bojer (1837)
=Cassia mimosoides var. sambiranensis R. Vig. (1948)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Annual or shortly perennial, erect, ramose herb, (0,3-)0,5-1,6(-2,7) m tall.
Ecology : Coastal regions.
  Probably introduced in Mauritius, Seychelles, La Réunion; closely related plants occur in the Sudan Republic and the eastern Congo Republic; some specimens from La Réunion have very small flowers.
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under Catalogue de Madagascar
see under Tropicos.org. Missouri Botanical Garden
 
Map
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Record n°69837
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