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
Link to protologue:
Typification:
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: 3 in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: agroforestry ()
  • Environmental: ornamental ()
  • Environmental: revegetator (as Cassia siamea)
  • Environmental: shade/shelter ()
  • Fuels: fuelwood (as Cassia siamea)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDO-CHINA: Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar (probably native), Thailand (probably native), Vietnam
    • MALESIA: Malaysia (Malaya (perhaps native))


    Cultivated (cult. throughout tropics)

    Naturalized (natzd. throughout tropics)

References:

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

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

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=100033. Accessed 22 April 2018.