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Taxon: Cassia javanica L.

 
Genus: Cassia
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
Subfamily: Caesalpinioideae
Tribe: Cassieae
Subtribe: Cassiinae
Nomen number: 300112
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:379. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 20-Aug-1986 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 13 (2 active, 1 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Materials: wood
  • Medicines: folklore

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China [Guangdong Sheng, Yunnan Sheng]
    • EASTERN ASIA: Taiwan

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: Bangladesh, India (n.e.)
    • INDO-CHINA: Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand (s.), Vietnam
    • MALESIA: Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines


    Cultivated

    Africa
    • Africa

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India


    Naturalized

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: Bhutan, India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka


References:

  1. Aubréville, A. et al., eds. 1960-. Flore du Cambodge du Laos et du Viet-Nam.
  2. Grierson, A. J. C. & D. J. Long. 1984-. Flora of Bhutan including a record of plants from Sikkim.
  3. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  4. 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. 35:46.
  5. Kumar, S & P. V. Sane. 2003. Legumes of South Asia: a checklist.
  6. Lock, J. M. & C. S. Ford. 2004. Legumes of Malesia: a checklist
  7. Lock, J. M. & J. Heald. 1994. Legumes of Indochina: a checklist
  8. National Academy of Sciences. 1979. Tropical legumes: resources for the future
  9. Padua, L. S. de et al., eds. 1999. Medicinal and poisonous plants 1. Plant Resources of South-East Asia (PROSEA) 12(1):185.
  10. Sanjappa, M. 1992. Legumes of India
  11. Singh, V. 1978. Critical taxonomic notes on some species of Cassia Linn. found in India. J. Bombay Nat. Hist. Soc. 75:437.
  12. Smitinand, T. & K. Larsen, eds. 1970-. Flora of Thailand.
  13. Verdcourt, B. 1979. A manual of New Guinea legumes.
  14. Zhu, X. Y. et al. 2007. Legumes of China: a checklist

Check other web resources for Cassia javanica L. :

  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • ILDIS: International Legume Database & Information Service
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Cassia javanica cultivars
  • 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:

  • Fruit: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2020. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=300112. Accessed 18 February 2020.