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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. Last Changed: 19-Sep-2017
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Miami (MIA)
Accessions: 13 (2 active, 1 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Materials: wood
  • Medicines: folklore (fide Pl Res SEAs 12(1):185. 1999)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China [Guangdong, Yunnan]
    • 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. Flore du Cambodge du Laos et du Viet-Nam. (F CambLVN)
  2. Grierson, A. J. C. & D. J. Long Flora of Bhutan including a record of plants from Sikkim. (F Bhutan)
  3. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  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 Legumes of South Asia: a checklist. (Leg SAsia)
  6. Lock, J. M. & C. S. Ford Legumes of Malesia: a checklist. 2004 (Leg Malesia)
  7. Lock, J. M. & J. Heald Legumes of Indochina: a checklist. 1994 (Leg Indochina)
  8. National Academy of Sciences Tropical legumes: resources for the future. 1979 (Trop Leg)
  9. Padua, L. S. de et al., eds. 1999. Medicinal and poisonous plants 1 (Pl Res SEAs) 12(1):185.
  10. Sanjappa, M. Legumes of India. 1992 (Leg 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. Flora of Thailand. (F Thailand)
  13. Verdcourt, B. A manual of New Guinea legumes. (Leg New Guinea)
  14. Zhu, X. Y. et al. Legumes of China: a checklist. 2007 (Leg China)

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. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=300112. Accessed 20 November 2018.