Genus: Cassia L.

 
Family: Fabaceae
Subfamily: Caesalpinioideae
Tribe: Cassieae
Subtribe: Cassiinae
Alternate family(ies): Caesalpiniaceae
Common names: cassia
Genus number: 2145
Last updated: 31-Jul-2018
Accession Count: 197 (25 active, 22 available) in National Plant Germplasm System
Comments: conserved (nom. cons.) with a conserved type (Shenzhen ICN Art. 14.9 & App. III)

List of Species Records in GRIN

References for genus:

  • Brummitt, R. K. 1993. Report of the Committee for Spermatophyta: 38. (Taxon) 42:689.
  • International Society for Horticultural Science International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource).. (ICRA)
  • Lewis, G. et al., eds. Legumes of the world. (Leg World) 124.
  • Randell, B. 1988. (918) Proposal to conserve 3536 Cassia with a conserved type (Fabaceae). (Taxon) 37:974-977.
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Check Index Nomninum Genericorum for Cassia
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/taxonomygenus.aspx?id=2145. Accessed 15 October 2018.