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Taxon: Cassia nodosa Buch.-Ham. ex Roxb.

Synonym of Cassia javanica L. subsp. nodosa (Buch.-Ham. ex Roxb.) K. Larsen & S. S. Larsen

Genus: Cassia
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
Subfamily: Caesalpinioideae
Tribe: Cassieae
Subtribe: Cassiinae
Nomen number: 9366
Place of publication: Fl. ind. ed. 1832, 2:336. 1832 (W. Buchanan-Hamilton, Mem. Wern. Nat. Hist. Soc. 6: 312. 1832 Jan, nom. provis.)
Link to protologue:
Comment: Buchanan-Hamilton's publication of this name is considered provisional under Shenzhen ICN Art. 36.1 (K. Gandhi, pers. comm. via e-mail on 18 Jul 2013)
Name Verified on: 06-Aug-1998 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System


  1. Aubréville, A. et al., eds. 1960-. Flore du Cambodge du Laos et du Viet-Nam.
  2. Chinese Academy of Sciences. 1959-. Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae.
  3. 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. 35:50. Note: = Cassia javanica var. indochinensis Gagnep.
  4. Smitinand, T. & K. Larsen, eds. 1970-. Flora of Thailand.
  5. Steenis, C. G. G. J. van, ed. 1948-. Flora malesiana.
  6. Whitmore, T. C., ed. 1972-. Tree flora of Malaya.

Check other web resources for Cassia nodosa Buch.-Ham. ex Roxb. :

  • ILDIS: International Legume Database & Information Service
  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Cassia nodosa 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.

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=9366. Accessed 27 February 2020.