Taxon: Cassia brewsteri (F. Muell.) F. Muell. ex Benth.

Genus: Cassia
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
  Subfamily: Caesalpinioideae
      Tribe: Cassieae
        Subtribe: Cassiinae
Nomen number: 9315
Place of publication: Fl. austral. 2:282. 1864
Name Verified on: 09-Sep-2002 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 09-Sep-2002
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Miami (MIA)
Accessions: 4 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Baileya 23:203. 1996)

Distributional Range:


  • Australasia

    • Australia: Australia - New South Wales, - Queensland

  • Cultivated:

    . also cult.


  • Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  • George, A. S., ed. Flora of Australia. 1980- (F Aust)
  • Integrated Botanical Information System (IBIS) Australian plant common name database (on-line resource). (Aust Pl Common Names)
  • Luckow, M. 1996. The cultivated species of Cassia, Senna, and Chamaecrista (Leguminosae) (Baileya) 23:203.
  • Smith, A. C. Flora vitiensis nova. 1979-1991 (F Viti)
  • Symon, D. E. 1966. A revision of the genus Cassia L. Caesalpiniaceae in Australia Trans. Roy. Soc. South Australia 90:80.

Check other web resources for Cassia brewsteri (F. Muell.) F. Muell. ex Benth. :

  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • ABRS: Australian Biological Resources Study Flora of Australia online
  • ILDIS: International Legume Database & Information Service
  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Cassia brewsteri cultivars
  • 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.