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Taxon: Senna pendula (Willd.) H. S. Irwin & Barneby

Genus: Senna
Family: Fabaceae (alt. Leguminosae) subfamily: Caesalpinioideae tribe: Cassieae subtribe: Cassiinae. Also placed in: Caesalpiniaceae
Nomen number: 404358
Place of publication: Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 35:378. 1982
Name verified on: 20-Feb-1996 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 22-May-1997
No species priority site assigned.

NO ACCESSIONS IN NPGS UNDER THIS NAME.

See also subordinate taxa:


Common names:

  • Easter cassia   (Source: Aust Pl Common Names ) – English
  • Easter cassia   (Source: Aust Pl Common Names ) – English   [Senna pendula var. glabrata]
  • valamuerto   (Source: Calflora) – English
  • caña fistula   (Source: F EntreR ) – Spanish (Argentina)
  • cañuto de pito   (Source: F EntreR ) – Spanish (Argentina)
  • yerba del burro   (Source: F EntreR ) – Spanish (Argentina)

Economic importance:


Distributional range:

      Native:
  • NORTHERN AMERICA
    Mexico
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Caribbean: Cuba; Dominican Republic; Haiti; Hispaniola; Trinidad and Tobago
    Mesoamerica: Belize; Guatemala; Panama
    Northern South America: Venezuela
    Brazil: Brazil
    Western South America: Bolivia; Colombia; Peru
    Southern South America: Argentina; Paraguay; Uruguay

      Naturalized: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
  • AFRICA
    Macaronesia: Portugal - Madeira Islands
    Southern Africa: South Africa
  • AUSTRALASIA
    Australia: Australia
  • NORTHERN AMERICA
    Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Florida
    South-Central U.S.A.: United States - Texas
    Southwestern U.S.A.: United States - California
  • PACIFIC
    North-Central Pacific: United States - Hawaii
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Caribbean: Bahamas

      Cultivated:
  • also cultivated

References:

  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & M. T. Strong. Flora of the West Indies (on-line resource).
  • Brako, L. & J. L. Zarucchi. 1993. Catalogue of the flowering plants and gymnosperms of Peru. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 45.
  • Burkart, A. E., ed. 1969–. Flora ilustrada de Entre Rios.
  • CalFlora Database Project. CalFlora: a botanical resource for California on the internet (on-line resource).
  • Germishuizen, G. & N. L. Meyer, eds. 2003. Plants of southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14.
  • Hnatiuk, R. J. 1990. Census of Australian vascular plants. Australian Flora and Fauna Series No. 11.
  • Instituto de Botánica Darwinion. 2008. Flora del Conosur. Catálogo de las plantas vasculares.
  • Integrated Botanical Information System (IBIS). Australian plant common name database (on-line resource).
  • Irwin, H. S. & R. C. Barneby. 1982. The American Cassiinae: a synoptical revision of Leguminosae tribe Cassieae subtribe Cassiinae in the New World. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 35:378–396.
  • Isely, D. 1998. Native and naturalized Leguminosae (Fabaceae) of the United States (exclusive of Alaska and Hawaii).
  • Press, J. R. & M. J. Short, eds. 1994. Flora of Madeira.
  • Wagner, W. L. et al. Flora of the Hawaiian Islands (on-line resource).
  • Weber, E. 2003. Invasive plant species of the world: a reference guide to environmental weeds.
  • Zuloaga, F. O. & O. Morrone, eds. 1996. Catálogo de las plantas vasculares de la República Argentina. I. Pteridophyta, Gymnospermae y Angiospermae (Monocotyledonae), II. Dicotyledonae. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 60, 74., 1999
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Synonyms:


Check other web resources for Senna pendula (Willd.) H. S. Irwin & Barneby:

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP: North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program
  • Flora del Conosur: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Conosur
  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • SIBIS: South African National Biodiversity Institute's (SANBI) Integrated Biodiversity System
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • ILDIS: International Legume Database and Information Service
  • 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.

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