1. Family: Fabaceae Lindl.
    1. Genus: Cassia L.
      1. Cassia grandis L.f.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Central Mexico to Tropical America.

    [CPLC]

    Bernal, R., Gradstein, S.R. & Celis, M. (eds.). 2015. Catálogo de plantas y líquenes de Colombia. Instituto de Ciencias Naturales, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá. http://catalogoplantasdecolombia.unal.edu.co

    Distribution
    Nativa y cultivada en Colombia; Alt. 10 - 1200 m.; Guayana y Serranía de La Macarena, Llanura del Caribe, Orinoquia, Pacífico, Valle del Cauca, Valle del Magdalena.
    Habit
    Árbol
    Conservation
    Preocupación Menor
    [ILDIS]

    International Legume Database and Information Service

    Conservation
    Not Threatened
    Ecology
    Africa: Cultivated
    Habit
    Perennial, Not climbing, Tree
    Vernacular
    Baton Casse, Brazilian Cassia, Canafistola Cimarrona, Canafistula, Canafistula Cimarrona, Canafistula De Castilla, Canaflote, Canandonga, Canandonga De Masa, Capote, Caragua, Caramano, Carao, Casse, Casse Espagnole, Cassie Grandis, Chacara, Coral Shower,
    [ILDIS]
    Use
    Environmental, Medicine, Miscellaneous, Wood

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Belize, Bolivia, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, French Guiana, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Nicaragua, Panamá, Peru, Puerto Rico, Southwest Caribbean, Suriname, Venezuela

    Introduced into:

    Bangladesh, Cambodia, East Himalaya, Galápagos, Gambia, India, Ivory Coast, Jawa, Laos, New Guinea, Queensland, Sierra Leone, Sri Lanka, Tanzania, Thailand, Trinidad-Tobago, Uganda, Vietnam, Zaïre

    Cassia grandis L.f. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Nov 27, 2008 Torrico, Gualberto [1522], Bolivia K001105756
    Apr 14, 2008 fonnegra G., Ramiro [#8915], Colombia K001105742
    Jan 1, 2005 Redden, K.M. [3740], Venezuela K001105755
    Jan 1, 1994 Queiroz, L.P. [4237], Bahia K000056044
    Nov 1, 1992 Queiroz, L.P. [2878], Bahia K000055989
    Jan 1, 1988 Neill, David [8025], Ecuador K001105758
    Jan 1, 1987 Zarucchi, James L. [4533], Colombia K001105741
    Jan 1, 1986 Thomas, W. [4558], Mato Grosso K000841323
    Jan 1, 1983 Hage, J.L. [1455], Bahia K000055400
    Jan 1, 1983 Heringer, E.P. [17148], Brazil K000841326
    Jan 1, 1983 Heringer, E.P. [17148], Brazil K000841327
    Jan 1, 1983 Heringer, E.P. [5474], Brazil K000841328
    Jan 1, 1978 Santos, T.S. [3083], Bahia K000055401
    Jan 1, 1965 Irwin, H.S. [5034], Pará K000841329
    Jan 1, 1965 Irwin, H.S. [5034], Pará K000841330
    Jan 1, 1960 Irwin, H.S. [48247], Amapá K000841331
    Hinton, G.B. [7156], Mexico K000119580
    Hinton, G.B. [7156], Mexico K000119581
    Hinton, G.B. [6419], Mexico K000119582
    Hinton, G.B. [5905], Mexico K000119583
    Hinton, G.B. [7598], Mexico K000119584
    Lehmann, F.C. [4614] K001105744
    Lehmann, F.C. [4614] K001105745
    Jaeger [s.n.] K000841325
    Martinelli, G. [11842], Rio de Janeiro K000841324
    Holton, I.F. [981], Colombia K001105747
    Sintenis, P. [4733] K001105748
    Seeman [463], Panama K001105753
    Sinclair [s.n.], Ecuador K001105751
    Pennington, T.D. [10704], Ecuador K001105754
    Pennington, T.D. [10704], Ecuador K001105757
    Hunter, A.A. [769], Panama K001105752
    Triana, J. [s.n.], Colombia K001105746
    Glaziou, A. [1564], Brazil K000841332
    Cuatrecasas, Jose [27523], Colombia K001105750
    André, Ed. [2562], Colombia K001105749
    Smith, Herbert.H. [2061], Colombia K001105743

    First published in Suppl. Pl.: 230 (1782)

    Accepted by

    • Forzza, R.C., Zappi, D. & Souza, V.C. (2016-continuously updated). Flora do Brasil 2020 em construção http://reflora.jbrj.gov.br/reflora/listaBrasil/ConsultaPublicaUC/ResultadoDaConsultaNovaConsulta.do.
    • Baksh-Comeau, Y., Maharaj, S.S., Adams, C.D., Harris, S.A., Filer, D.L. & Hawthorne, W.D. (2016). An annotated checklist of the vascular plants of Trinidad and Tobago with analysis of vegetation types and botanical 'hotspots' Phytotaxa 250: 1-431.
    • Villaseñor, J.L. (2016). Checklist of the native vascular plants of Mexico Revista Mexicana de Biodiversidad 87: 559-902.
    • Lepschi, B. & Monro, A. (Project Coordinators) (2014). Australian Plant Census (APC) Council of Heads of Australian Herbaria. http://www.anbg.gov.au/chah/apc/index.html.
    • Jørgensen, P.M., Nee, M.H. & Beck., S.G. (eds.) (2013). Catálogo de las plantas vasculares de Bolivia Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 127: 1-1741. Missouri Botanical Garden.
    • Mostaph, M.K. & Uddin, S.B. (2013). Dictionary of plant names of Bangladesh, Vasc. Pl.: 1-434. Janokalyan Prokashani, Chittagong, Bangladesh.
    • Idárraga-Piedrahita, A., Ortiz, R.D.C., Callejas Posada, R. & Merello, M. (eds.) (2011). Flora de Antioquia: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares 2: 1-939. Universidad de Antioquia, Medellín.
    • Hammel, B.E., Grayum, M.H., Herrera & C. & Zamora, N. (eds.) (2010). Manual de plantas de Costa Rica volumen V. Dicotiledóneas (Clusiaceae-Gunneraceae) Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 119: 1-970. Missouri Botanical Garden.
    • Berendsohn, W.G., Gruber, A.K. & Monterrosa Salomón, J. (2009). Nova silva cusatlantica. Árboles nativos e introduciados de El Salvador. Parte 1: Angiospermae - Familias A a L Englera 29-1: 1-438.
    • Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela.
    • Nelson Sutherland, C.H. (2008). Catálogo de las plantes vasculares de Honduras. Espermatofitas: 1-1576. SERNA/Guaymuras, Tegucigalpa, Honduras.
    • Lock, J.M. & Ford, C.S. (2004). Legumes of Malesia a Check-List: 1-295. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Kumar, S. & Sane, P.V. (2003). Legumes of South Asia. A Checklist: 1-536. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Balick, M.J., Nee, M.H. & Atha, D.E. (2000). Checklist of the Vascular Plants of Belize with Common Names an Uses: 1-246. New Yourk Botanic Garden Press, New York.
    • Dy Phon, P. (2000). Dictionnaire des plantes utilisées au Cambodge: 1-915. chez l'auteur, Phnom Penh, Cambodia.
    • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.
    • Jørgensen, P.M. & León-Yánes, S. (eds.) (1999). Catalogue of the Vascular Plants of Ecuador: 1-1181. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.
    • Boggan, J. Funck, V. & Kelloff, C. (1997). Checklist of the Plants of the Guianas (Guyana, Surinam, Franch Guiana) ed. 2: 1-238. University of Guyana, Georgetown.
    • Lock, J.M. & Heald, J. (1994). Legumes of Indo-China a checck-list: 1-164. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Brako, L. & Zarucchi, J.L. (1993). Catalogue of the Flowering Plants and Gymnosperms of Peru Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 45: i-xl, 1-1286. Missouri Botanical Garden.
    • Jones, M. (1991). A checklist of Gambian plants: 1-33. Michael Jones, The Gambia College.
    • Lock, J.M. (1989). Legumes of Africa a check-list: 1-619. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • D'Arcy, W.G. (1987). Flora of Panama. Checklist and Index. Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 17: 1-328. Missouri Botanical Garden.
    • Standley, P.C. & Steyermark, J.A. (1946). Flora of Guatemala Fieldiana Botany New Series 24(5): 1-502. Field Museum of Natural History.

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    • Villaseñor, J.L. (2016). Checklist of the native vascular plants of Mexico Revista Mexicana de Biodiversidad 87: 559-902.
    • Lepschi, B. & Monro, A. (Project Coordinators) (2014). Australian Plant Census (APC) Council of Heads of Australian Herbaria. http://www.anbg.gov.au/chah/apc/index.html.
    • Jørgensen, P.M., Nee, M.H. & Beck., S.G. (eds.) (2013). Catálogo de las plantas vasculares de Bolivia Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 127: 1-1741. Missouri Botanical Garden.
    • Mostaph, M.K. & Uddin, S.B. (2013). Dictionary of plant names of Bangladesh, Vasc. Pl.: 1-434. Janokalyan Prokashani, Chittagong, Bangladesh.
    • Hammel, B.E., Grayum, M.H., Herrera & C. & Zamora, N. (eds.) (2010). Manual de plantas de Costa Rica volumen V. Dicotiledóneas (Clusiaceae-Gunneraceae) Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 119: 1-970. Missouri Botanical Garden.
    • Berendsohn, W.G., Gruber, A.K. & Monterrosa Salomón, J. (2009). Nova silva cusatlantica. Árboles nativos e introduciados de El Salvador. Parte 1: Angiospermae - Familias A a L Englera 29-1: 1-438.
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    • Kumar, S. & Sane, P.V. (2003). Legumes of South Asia. A Checklist: 1-536. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Balick, M.J., Nee, M.H. & Atha, D.E. (2000). Checklist of the Vascular Plants of Belize with Common Names an Uses: 1-246. New Yourk Botanic Garden Press, New York.
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    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
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