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List of names matching "Senna didymobotrya"
Status Name
accepted Senna didymobotrya (Fresen.) H.S. Irwin & Barneby

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Senna didymobotrya

Accepted name

Senna didymobotrya (Fresen.) H.S. Irwin & Barneby1, 2, 3, 4, 5


Cassia didymobotrya Fresen.1, 3, 4, 6, 7, 8, 9
Cassia nairobensis L.H. Bailey1
Cassia nairobiensis L.H. Bailey6
Cassia verdickii De Wild.1


Tribe: Cassieae;  Genus: Senna

Vernacular names

At Tora (Sinh)10; Rata Tora (Sinh)10


Perennial non-climbing tree;  not threatened


Toxins11; Chemical products12; Medicine12; Toxins12; Medicine13; Toxins13; Environmental14; Environmental15; Environmental10; Environmental16; Environmental17; Forage15; Medicine10; Medicine4; Toxins4; Medicine18; Environmental19

Geographical records

Africa2, 3:   Angola-ISO(N)6, Ethiopia(N)6, Kenya(N)6, Malawi(N)6, Mozambique(N)6, Namibia-ISO(U)18, South Africa(U)18, Sudan(N)6, Tanzania(N)6, Uganda(N)6, Zaire(N)6, Zambia(N)6, Zimbabwe(N)6

Asia1, 2, 4, 10, 15, 17, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27:   Hainan(I)26, India(I)1, 4, 22, 23, 24, 25, Indonesia-ISO(I)20, 27, Iraq(I)21, Java(N)27, Malaysia-ISO(I)17, Pakistan(I)15, Sri Lanka(I)1, 10

Australasia:   Papua New Guinea(I)2, 28

Caribbean1:   Cuba(I)1

Central America7:   Mexico (North & Central)(N)7, Panama(I)1, 29

India:   Assam4, Delhi24, Karnataka23, Kerala4, Manipur4, Punjab25, Tamil Nadu22, Uttar Pradesh4

Indian Ocean3, 5, 30:   Madagascar(I)5, 30, Mauritius(I)3

Middle East21:   Yemen(I)21

North America31:   United States(I)1, 7, 28, 31

Pacific Ocean16, 21, 32:   Hawaii(I)32, New Zealand (North)(I)16, Tonga(I)16

United States:   Arizona31, California31, Florida31

(N = native, I = introduced, U = uncertain status)

Habitats (for Africa only)

Zambezian woodland6; Zambezian wooded grassland6; Somalia-Masai woodland6; Somalia-Masai wooded grasslands6

Literature citations

Description2, 4, 5, 6, 15, 17, 19, 26, 27, 33, 34, 35;  Illustration2, 4, 6, 15, 19, 26, 34, 36, 37


2005 (Indian Ocean) Lock JM & Ireland H (JS2005);     Coordinator: 2005-07 (Americas update) Sokolova IV


1:Irwin, H.S. & Barneby, R.C. (1982) Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 35: 1-918 [in 2 parts] American Cassiinae
2:Verdcourt, B. (1979) A Manual of New Guinea Legumes. Office of Forests, Lae, PNG
3:Polhill, R, M. (1990) Legumineuses. In: Flore des Mascareignes, Vol 80. J. Bosser et a
4:Singh, V. (2001) Monograph on Indian Subtribe Cassiinae (Caesalpiniaceae)
5:Du Puy, D.J. et al. (2002) The Leguminosae of Madagascar. RBG Kew.
6:Brenan, J.P.M. (1967) Caesalp. In: Flora Trop. East Africa. Milne-Redhead & Polhill
7:McVaugh, R. (1987) Flora Novo-Galiciana 5: 1-786. Leguminosae
8:Zarucchi, J.L. (1989) Extract from TROPICOS database
9:Irwin. H.S. & Barneby, R.C. (1982) Mem. N.Y. Bot. Gard. 35 (1 & 2): 1-918 The American Cassiinae
10:Rudd, V.E. (1991) Flora of Ceylon 7: 34-107. Caesalpinioideae
11:Robyns, W. (Ed.) (1952) Flore du Congo Belge, Vol. 3. Mimosoideae, Caesalpinoideae.
12:Dale, I.R. & Greenway, P.J. (1961) Kenya Trees and Shrubs
13:Verdcourt, B. & Trump, E.C. (1969) Common Poisonous Plants of East Africa
14:Sanjappa, M. (1992) Legumes of India. Dehra Dun: Bishen Singh Mahendra...
15:Ali, S.I. (1973) Flora of Pakistan, No. 54 Caesalpiniaceae. Karachi: Univ Karac
16:Horn, P.E. (1988) Herbarium References
17:DeWit, H.C.D. (1955) Webbia 11: 197-292. Revision of Gen. Cassia as occ. in Malaysia
18:Ross, J.H. (1982) Caesalpinoideae. In: Flora Southern Africa 16, pt. 1. Ross. J.H.
19:Robyns, W. (Ed.) (1952) Flore du Congo Belge, Vol. 3. Mimosoideae, Caesalpinoideae
20:De Wit, H. (1955) Webbia 11: 197-292. A revision of the genus Cassia...
21:Lock, J.M. & Simpson, K. (1991) Legumes of West Asia: A Checklist. RBG, Kew.
22:Nair, N.C. & Henry, A.N. (1983) Flora of Tamil Nadu, India Vol. 1
23:Sanjappa, M. (2000) Checklist of the Leguminosae in South Asia. Typescript
24:Maheshwari, J.K. (1963) The Flora of Delhi
25:Sharma, M. (1990) Punjab Plants Check-list
26:Chen, P.Y. (1988) Erythrophloeum & ... In: Fl. Reip. Pop. Sinicae, 39 (Legum. 1)
27:Backer, C.A. (1963) Flora of Java. Groningen, The Netherlands
28:Lock, J.M. (1985) Specimen in Herb. Kew
29:D'Arcy, W.G. (1987) Monogr. Syst. Botany Missouri Botanical Garden. Flora Panama.
30:Du Puy, D.J. (1993) Legumes of Madagascar. Typescripte.
31:Isely, D. (1998) Native & naturalized Leg. of the USA. Brigham Young Univ. Utah
32:Wagner, W.L. et al (1990) Manual of the Flowering Plants of Hawaii, Vol. 1.
33:Townsend, C.C. & Guest, E. (1974) Flora of Iraq. Vol. 3. Baghdad.
34:Hacker, J.B. (1990) A Guide to Herbaceous and Shrub Legumes of Queensland.
35:Publ. & Inform. Directorate (1992) The welth of India: Dictionary of Indian Raw Materials.. Vol. 3
36:Valenti, G.S. (1971) Webbia 26: 1-99. Adumbr. Fl. Aeth.; Caesalpin; gen. Cassia.
37:Hargreaves, D. & Hargreaves, B. (1972) African Blossoms; Tropical Africa, South Africa, Madagascar...

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