Taxon: Senna siamea (Lam.) H. S. Irwin & Barneby

 
Genus: Senna
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
  Subfamily: Caesalpinioideae
      Tribe: Cassieae
        Subtribe: Cassiinae
Nomen number: 100033
Place of publication: Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 35:98. 1982
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: 12 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: agroforestry (fide Baileya 23:231. 1996)
  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Baileya 23:231. 1996)
  • Environmental: revegetator (fide Firewood Cr, as Cassia siamea)
  • Environmental: shade/shelter (fide Baileya 23:231. 1996)
  • Fuels: fuelwood (fide Firewood Cr, as Cassia Siamea)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Asia-Tropical

    • Indo-China: Cambodia; Laos; Myanmar; Thailand; Vietnam
    • Malesia: Malaysia

  • Naturalized:

    . natzd. throughout tropics

    Cultivated:

    . cult. throughout tropics

References:

  • Dassanayake, M. D. & F. R. Fosberg, eds. A revised handbook to the flora of Ceylon. 1980- (F Ceylon)
  • Faridah Hanum, I. & L. J. G. van der Maesen, eds. 1997. Auxiliary plants (Pl Res SEAs) 11:232-236.
  • George, A. S., ed. Flora of Australia. 1980- (F Aust)
  • Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  • Howard, R. Flora of the lesser Antilles. 1974-1989 (F LAnt)
  • Integrated Botanical Information System (IBIS) Australian plant common name database (on-line resource). (Aust Pl Common Names)
  • Lewis, G. P. Legumes of Bahia. 1987 (Leg Bahia)
  • Lock, J. M. 1988. Cassia sens. lat. (Leguminosae - Caesalpinioideae) in Africa Kew Bull. 43:340.
  • Lock, J. M. & J. Heald Legumes of Indochina: a checklist. 1994 (Leg Indochina)
  • Luckow, M. 1996. The cultivated species of Cassia, Senna, and Chamaecrista (Leguminosae) (Baileya) 23:230-231.
  • National Academy of Sciences Firewood crops. Shrub and tree species for energy production. 1980 (Firewood Cr)
  • Parrotta, J. A. Healing plants of peninsular India. 2001 (Healing Pl India)
  • Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  • Sanjappa, M. Legumes of India. 1992 (Leg India)

Synonyms:

Check other web resources for Senna siamea (Lam.) H. S. Irwin & Barneby :

  • ABRS: Australian Biological Resources Study Flora of Australia online
  • ILDIS: International Legume Database & Information Service
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas 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:

  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image