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Taxon: Senna septemtrionalis (Viv.) H. S. Irwin & Barneby

Genus: Senna
Family: Fabaceae (alt. Leguminosae) subfamily: Caesalpinioideae tribe: Cassieae subtribe: Cassiinae. Also placed in: Caesalpiniaceae
Nomen number: 100054
Place of publication: Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 35:365. 1982
Name verified on: 20-Mar-1989 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 22-May-1997
Species priority site is: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA (S9).
Accessions: 1 in National Plant Germplasm System.
  • all available ) NPGS accessions. or .
  • all available ) NPGS accessions by country.
  • Check PlantSearch database of Botanic Gardens Conservation International for possible non-NPGS germplasm.


Common names:

  • arsenic-bush   (Source: Baileya 23:230. 1996) – English
  • Dooleyweed   (Source: Baileya 23:230. 1996) – English
  • laburnum   (Source: Baileya 23:230. 1996) – English
  • smooth senna   (Source: Herbs Commerce ed2 ) – English

Economic importance:


Distributional range:

      Native:
  • NORTHERN AMERICA
    Southern Mexico: Mexico - Chiapas, Jalisco, Michoacan, Oaxaca, Veracruz
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Mesoamerica: Costa Rica [n.]; Guatemala; Honduras; Nicaragua

      Naturalized:
  • widely naturalized in tropics

      Cultivated:
  • also cultivated

References:

  • Henderson, L. 2001. Alien weeds and invasive plants: a complete guide to declared weeds and invaders in South Africa. Plant Protection Research Institute, Handbook 12.
  • Hilsenbeck, R. A. & D. L. Marshall. 1983. Schaueria calycobractea (Acanthaceae), a new species from Veracruz, Mexico. Brittonia 35:365.
  • Howard, R. 1974–1989. Flora of the lesser Antilles.
  • Lock, J. M. 1988. Cassia sens. lat. (Leguminosae - Caesalpinioideae) in Africa. Kew Bull. 43:340.
  • Luckow, M. 1996. The cultivated species of Cassia, Senna, and Chamaecrista (Leguminosae). Baileya 23:230.
  • McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2.
  • McVaugh, R. 1983–. Flora Novo-Galiciana.
More:

Synonyms:


Check other web resources for Senna septemtrionalis (Viv.) H. S. Irwin & Barneby:

  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • ILDIS: International Legume Database and Information Service
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.

Images or nodulation data:

More:
  • Check PlantSystematics.org for additional images
  • Google Images Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

Abbreviations & symbols in GRIN Taxonomy

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Cite as:
USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?100054 (20 August 2014)

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