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This species is accepted, and its native range is Nigeria to Eritrea.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

[ILDIS]

International Legume Database and Information Service

Conservation
Not Threatened
Ecology
Africa: Sudanian woodland
Morphology General Habit
Perennial, Not climbing, Tree

[FWTA]

Caesalpiniaceae, Hutchinson and Dalziel. Flora of West Tropical Africa 1:2. 1958

Morphology General Habit
Savannah tree, to 30 ft. high
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Corymbose yellow flowers
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Brown cylindrical pods 1–2 ft. long, splitting lengthwise.

[ILDIS]
Use
Medicine, Toxins

Native to:

Cameroon, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Nigeria, Sudan

Cassia arereh Delile appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 1966 Schimper [1770], Ethiopia K000232476

First published in F.Cailliaud, Voy. Méroé: 29 (1826)

Accepted by

  • Darbyshire, I., Kordofani, M., Farag, I., Candiga, R. & Pickering, H. (eds.) (2015). The Plants of Sudan and South Sudan: 1-400. Kew publishing, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.
  • Hedberg, I. & Edwards, S. (eds.) (1989 publ. 1990). Flora of Ethiopia and Eritrea 3: 1-659. The National Herbarium, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia & The Department of Systematic Botany, Upps.
  • Lock, J.M. (1989). Legumes of Africa a check-list: 1-619. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Literature

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • Aubrév. Fl. For. Soud.-Guin. 221, t. 45, 4–5.
  • Benth. in Trans. Linn. Soc. 27: 517
  • —F.T.A. 2: 270

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Hedberg, I. & Edwards, S. (eds.) (1989 publ. 1990). Flora of Ethiopia and Eritrea 3: 1-659. The National Herbarium, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia & The Department of Systematic Botany, Upps.
  • Lock, J.M. (1989). Legumes of Africa a check-list: 1-619. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

International Legume Database and Information Service

  • Dalziel, J. M. (1937). The Useful Plants of West Tropical Africa
  • Keay, R. W. J. (1958). Flora of West Tropical Africa. Ed. 2;Vol. 1, part 2

Flora of West Tropical Africa
Flora of West Tropical Africa
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Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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International Legume Database and Information Service
International Legume Database and Information Service (ILDIS) V10.39 Nov 2011
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Kew Backbone Distributions
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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
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