Taxon: Senna italica Mill.

 
Genus: Senna
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
  Subfamily: Caesalpinioideae
      Tribe: Cassieae
        Subtribe: Cassiinae
Nomen number: 100068
Place of publication: Gard. dict. ed. 8: Senna no. 2. 1768
Name Verified on: 28-Oct-2008 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 28-Oct-2008
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 4 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • dog senna  (Source: Pl Book) - English
  • Italian senna  (Source: Pl Book) - English
  • Spanish senna  (Source: Pl Book) - English

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Africa

    • East Tropical Africa: Kenya; Tanzania; Uganda
    • Macaronesia: Cape Verde
    • Northeast Tropical Africa: Chad; Djibouti; Ethiopia; Somalia; Sudan
    • Northern Africa: Egypt; Libya; Western Sahara
    • South Tropical Africa: Angola; Mozambique; Zimbabwe
    • Southern Africa: Botswana; Namibia; South Africa; Swaziland
    • West Tropical Africa: Gambia; Mali; Niger; Nigeria; Senegal
    • West-Central Tropical Africa: Cameroon
  • Asia-Temperate

    • Arabian Peninsula: Bahrain; Oman; Qatar; Saudi Arabia; United Arab Emirates; Yemen
    • Western Asia: Egypt - Sinai; Iran; Iraq; Israel; Jordan
  • Asia-Tropical

    • Indian Subcontinent: India - Andhra Pradesh, - Daman and Diu, - Delhi, - Gujarat, - Haryana, - Himachal Pradesh, - Jammu and Kashmir, - Karnataka, - Kerala, - Madhya Pradesh, - Maharashtra, - Punjab, - Rajasthan, - Tamil Nadu; Pakistan; Sri Lanka

  • Naturalized:

  • Southern America

    • Northern South America: Venezuela

References:

  • Arechavaleta, M. et al., eds. Lista preliminar de especies silvestres de Cabo Verde: hongos, plantas y animales terrestres. 2005 (L Cabo Verde)
  • Arnold, T. H. & B. C. De Wet, eds. Plants of southern Africa: names and distribution. Mem. Bot. Surv. S. Africa no. 62. 1993 (Pl SAfr)
  • Dyer, R. A. et al., eds. Flora of southern Africa. 1963- (F SAfr)
  • Exell, A. W. et al., eds. Flora zambesiaca. 1960- (F Zamb)
  • Hedberg, I. & S. Edwards Flora of Ethiopia. 1989- (and Eritrea. 2000) (F Ethiop)
  • Howard, R. Flora of the lesser Antilles. 1974-1989 (F LAnt)
  • 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. 35:482.
  • Kumar, S & P. V. Sane Legumes of South Asia: a checklist. 2003 (Leg SAsia)
  • Lock, J. M. 1988. Cassia sens. lat. (Leguminosae - Caesalpinioideae) in Africa Kew Bull. 43:339.
  • Lock, J. M. Legumes of Africa: a checklist. 1989 (Leg Africa)
  • Lock, J. M. & K. Simpson Legumes of West Asia: a checklist. 1991 (Leg WAsia)
  • Mabberley, D. J. The plant-book: a portable dictionary of the vascular plants, ed. 2. 1997 (Pl Book)
  • Thulin, M., ed. Flora of Somalia. 1993- (F Somalia)
  • Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. Flora of tropical East Africa. 1952- (F TE Afr)
  • Zohary, M. & N. Feinbrun-Dothan Flora palaestina. 1966- (F Palest)

Synonyms:

Check other web resources for Senna italica Mill. :

  • SIBIS: South African National Biodiversity Institute's (SANBI) Integrated Biodiversity System
  • On-line Flora of Zimbabwe:
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • ILDIS: International Legume Database & 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:

  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image