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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:
Name Verified on: 28-Oct-2008 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 4 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

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, Eswatini, Namibia, South Africa

    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, [Daman and Diu, Delhi, Gujarat, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Punjab, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Andhra Pradesh, Haryana, Rajasthan] Pakistan, Sri Lanka


    Naturalized

    Southern America
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Venezuela (n.)


References:

  1. Arechavaleta, M. et al., eds. 2005. Lista preliminar de especies silvestres de Cabo Verde: hongos, plantas y animales terrestres
  2. Arnold, T. H. & B. C. De Wet, eds. 1993. Plants of southern Africa: names and distribution. Mem. Bot. Surv. S. Africa no. 62
  3. Dyer, R. A. et al., eds. 1963-. Flora of southern Africa. Note: = Cassia italica (Mill.) Spreng.
  4. Exell, A. W. et al., eds. 1960-. Flora zambesiaca.
  5. Hedberg, I. & S. Edwards. 1989-. Flora of Ethiopia Note: Eritrea added in 2000
  6. Howard, R. 1974-1989. Flora of the lesser Antilles.
  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. 2003. Legumes of South Asia: a checklist.
  9. Lock, J. M. & K. Simpson. 1991. Legumes of West Asia: a checklist
  10. Lock, J. M. 1988. Cassia sens. lat. (Leguminosae - Caesalpinioideae) in Africa. Kew Bull. 43:339.
  11. Lock, J. M. 1989. Legumes of Africa: a checklist
  12. Mabberley, D. J. 1997. The plant-book: a portable dictionary of the vascular plants, ed. 2
  13. Thulin, M., ed. 1993-. Flora of Somalia.
  14. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. 1952-. Flora of tropical East Africa. Note: = Cassia italica (Mill.) Spreng.
  15. Zohary, M. & N. Feinbrun-Dothan. 1966-. Flora palaestina. Note: = Cassia italica (Mill.) Spreng.

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.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Images:

  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=100068. Accessed 19 October 2019.