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
Link to protologue:
Typification:
Name Verified on: 28-Oct-2008 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 28-Oct-2008
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

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

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • MACARONESIA: Cape Verde
    • NORTHERN AFRICA: Egypt, Libya (s.), Western Sahara
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Chad, Djibouti, Ethiopia, Somalia, Sudan
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda
    • WEST-CENTRAL TROPICAL AFRICA: Cameroon
    • WEST TROPICAL AFRICA: Gambia, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal
    • SOUTH TROPICAL AFRICA: Angola, Mozambique, Zimbabwe
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: Botswana, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland

    Asia-Temperate
    • ARABIAN PENINSULA: Bahrain, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Yemen
    • WESTERN ASIA: Egypt, [Sinai] Iran (s.), 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 (n.)


References:

  1. Arechavaleta, M. et al., eds. Lista preliminar de especies silvestres de Cabo Verde: hongos, plantas y animales terrestres. 2005 (L Cabo Verde)
  2. 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)
  3. Dyer, R. A. et al., eds. Flora of southern Africa. (F SAfr)
  4. Exell, A. W. et al., eds. Flora zambesiaca. (F Zamb)
  5. Hedberg, I. & S. Edwards Flora of Ethiopia. 1989- (and Eritrea. 2000) (F Ethiop)
  6. Howard, R. Flora of the lesser Antilles. (F LAnt)
  7. 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.
  8. Kumar, S & P. V. Sane Legumes of South Asia: a checklist. 2003 (Leg SAsia)
  9. Lock, J. M. 1988. Cassia sens. lat. (Leguminosae - Caesalpinioideae) in Africa Kew Bull. 43:339.
  10. Lock, J. M. Legumes of Africa: a checklist. 1989 (Leg Africa)
  11. Lock, J. M. & K. Simpson Legumes of West Asia: a checklist. 1991 (Leg WAsia)
  12. Mabberley, D. J. The plant-book: a portable dictionary of the vascular plants, ed. 2. 1997 (Pl Book)
  13. Thulin, M., ed. Flora of Somalia. (F Somalia)
  14. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. Flora of tropical East Africa. (F TE Afr)
  15. Zohary, M. & N. Feinbrun-Dothan Flora palaestina. (F Palest)

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

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=100068. Accessed 17 July 2018.