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accepted Senna obtusifolia (L.) H.S. Irwin & Barneby

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Senna obtusifolia


Accepted name

Senna obtusifolia (L.) H.S. Irwin & Barneby1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Synonyms

Cassia humilis Collad.1
Cassia obtusifolia L.1, 2, 3, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Cassia tora sensu auct.6, 10
Cassia tora L. var. b Wight & Arn.11
Cassia tora L. var. humilis (Collad.)Collad.1
Cassia tora L. var. obtusifolia (L.)Haines1, 3, 4
Cassia toroides Roxb.1, 11
Cassia toroides Raf.1, 3
Diallobus falcatus Raf.1
Diallobus uniflorus Raf.1
Senna toroides Roxb.1, 3, 11

Taxonomy

Tribe: Cassieae;  Genus: Senna

Vernacular names

Akondrondolo (Madagascar)4; Brusca Cimarrona12; Brusca Hembra12; Chakwar (Hi)13; Charamazca1; Coffee Weed14; Coffeeweed15; Dormidera16; Fedegosa7; Fedegoso7; Hediondilla1; Low Senna17; Matapasto1; Pistache Marron12; Sicklepod15; Sicklepod18; Taperiva16

Descriptors

Perennial non-climbing shrub;  not threatened

Uses

Chemical products19; Food and Drink19; Medicine19; Food and Drink20; Food and Drink21; Food and Drink3; Medicine22; Medicine20; Medicine21; Medicine3; Medicine11; Miscellaneous3; Weed23; Weed4; Weed24

Notes

Specimen v0047981WIS from Wisconsin State Herbarium.; Collected just once in Wisconsin (few sterile plants by railway); TROPICOS Specimen, Honduras - 00912432; Collected in Michingan 1919, by railway in Detroit25; 'Waif or ephemeral', NY State, 'not known from the wild'26


Geographical records

Africa27, 28, 29, 30:   Angola-ISO(I)31, Benin(I)30, Burkina Faso(I)30, Burundi(I)32, Cameroon(I)33, Central African Republic(I)29, Chad(I)34, Equatorial Guinea-ISO(I)35, Ethiopia(I)36, Gabon(I)37, Ghana(I)35, Guinea(I)35, Guinea Bissau(I)35, Ivory Coast(I)32, Kenya(I)6, Liberia(I)35, Libya(I)38, Malawi(I)32, Mali(I)35, Mauritania(I)32, Mozambique(I)32, Namibia-ISO(I)39, Niger(I)35, Nigeria(I)35, Sao Tome & Principe(I)32, Senegal(I)35, Sierra Leone(I)35, Socotra(I)32, Somalia(I)27, South Africa(I)39, Sudan(I)40, Tanzania(I)6, The Gambia(I)35, Togo(I)35, Uganda(I)6, Zaire(I)41, Zambia(I)42, Zimbabwe(I)32

Argentina:   Corrientes1, Misiones1, Salta1, Tucuman1

Asia3, 10, 11, 13, 20, 22, 24, 43, 44, 45, 46, 47, 48, 49, 50, 51, 52, 53, 54, 55, 56, 57:   India(I)3, 10, 13, 46, 47, 48, 49, 50, 51, 52, 53, 54, 55, 56, 57, Indonesia-ISO(I)11, 24, 43, Iraq(I)44, Irian Jaya(N)24, Java(N)11, Malaysia-ISO(I)11, 43, Pakistan(N)22, Peninsular Malaysia(N)11, Singapore(I)45, Sri Lanka(I)20

Australasia24, 58, 59:   Australia(I)58, 59, Papua New Guinea(I)24

Australia:   Northern Territory, Queensland, Western Australia59

Caribbean12, 17, 60:   Bahamas(U)17, Caribbean-TRP(U)1, 8, 9, Dominican Republic(U)12, Haiti(U)12, Virgin Is(U)60

Central America9, 24, 29, 61, 62, 63, 64, 65, 66, 67:   Belize(U)65, Costa Rica(U)66, El Salvador(U)63, Guatemala(U)67, Honduras(U)29, Mexico (North & Central)(U)9, Mexico (South East)(U)61, 62, Nicaragua(U)64, Panama(U)68

India:   Andhra Pradesh3, Bihar50, Dadra-Nagar-Haveli51, Delhi53, Goa51, Gujarat46, Haryana54, Himachal Pradesh52, Jammu-Kashmir3, Karnataka47, Kerala3, Madhaya Pradesh55, Maharashtra48, Orissa3, Pondicherry53, Punjab56, Rajasthan49, Tamil Nadu3, Uttar Pradesh13, West Bengal57

Indian Ocean2, 4, 69:   Comoro Is(I)69, Madagascar(N)4, 69, Mayotte(I)69, Reunion(I)2

Middle East44:   Oman(I)44, Yemen(I)44

North America12, 14, 15, 24, 60, 70, 71, 72, 73:   United States(U)1, 8, 9, 12, 14, 15, 24, 60, 70, 71, 72, 73

Pacific Ocean74:   Hawaii(I)74

South America1, 24, 75, 76:   Argentina(U)1, Bolivia(U)1, Brazil(U)1, 7, Colombia(U)1, Ecuador(U)1, French Guiana(U)75, Guyana(U)75, Paraguay(U)1, Peru(U)1, Surinam(U)75, Venezuela(U)76

United States:   Alabama14, Arkansas14, California60, Delaware14, Florida14, Georgia14, Illinois15, Indiana60, 73, Kansas14, Kentucky14, Louisiana14, Maryland60, Massachusetts60, 71, Mississippi14, Missouri15, Nebraska60, New York60, North Carolina14, Oklahoma14, 15, Pennsylvania60, 72, Rhode Island14, South Carolina14, Tennessee14, Texas14, 15, Virginia14, West Virginia60, Wisconsin70

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

Habitats (for Africa only)

Zambezian anthropic landscapes6; Sudanian anthropic landscapes6; Somalia-Masai anthropic landscapes6; Guinea-Congolia/Sudania regional transition zone; anthropic landscapes6; Sahel regional transition zone - wooded grassland77

Literature citations

Description1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 12, 15, 17, 20, 22, 23, 24, 33, 41, 78, 79;  Illustration3, 22, 23, 36, 80

Sources

2005 (Indian Ocean) Lock JM & Ireland H (JS2005);     Coordinator: 2005-10 Agababian M (French vern. names)

References

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Nomenclature

TROPICOS nomenclatural database at Missouri Botanical Garden (W3TROPICOS)

APNI (Australian Plant Name Index): nomenclatural database in Canberra

Rhizobia

database of root-nodule bacteria at RIKEN, Japan



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