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This species is accepted, and its native range is India, Sri Lanka.
Cassia roxburghii

[ILDIS]

International Legume Database and Information Service

Ecology
Africa: Cultivated
Morphology General Habit
Perennial, Not climbing, Tree
Vernacular
Red Cassia, Red Indian Laburnum

[ILDIS]
Use
Chemical products, Environmental, Miscellaneous, Wood

Native to:

India, Sri Lanka

Introduced into:

Bangladesh, Jawa, Kenya, Malaya, Pakistan, Sierra Leone, Trinidad-Tobago, Uganda

Cassia roxburghii DC. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5308] K001120480
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5308] K001120478
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5308] K001120477
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5308] K001120479
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5308] K001120476
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5308] K001120481
Rottler, W. [s.n.] Cassia marginata K000789200

First published in Prodr. 2: 489 (1825)

Accepted by

  • 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.
  • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.
  • Kumar, S. & Sane, P.V. (2003). Legumes of South Asia. A Checklist: 1-536. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Lock, J.M. & Ford, C.S. (2004). Legumes of Malesia a Check-List: 1-295. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Lock, J.M. (1989). Legumes of Africa a check-list: 1-619. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Meena, S.L. (2012). A checklist of the vascular plants of Banaskantha district, Gujarat, India Nelumbo 54: 39-91.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • 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.
  • Kumar, S. & Sane, P.V. (2003). Legumes of South Asia. A Checklist: 1-536. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Lock, J.M. & Ford, C.S. (2004). Legumes of Malesia a Check-List: 1-295. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Lock, J.M. (1989). Legumes of Africa a check-list: 1-619. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Meena, S.L. (2012). A checklist of the vascular plants of Banaskantha district, Gujarat, India Nelumbo 54: 39-91.

International Legume Database and Information Service

  • Benthall, A. P. (1946). The trees of Calcutta. Calcutta.
  • Brenan, J. P. M. (1967). Caesalp. In: Flora Trop. East Africa. Milne-Redhead & Polhill
  • De Wit, H. (1955). Webbia 11: 197-292. A revision of the genus Cassia...
  • DeWit, H. C. D. (1955). Webbia 11:197-292. Revision of Gen. Cassia as occ. in Malaysia
  • Gamble, J. S. (1918). Flora of the Presidency of Madras, Vol. 1. (Parts 2-3) 1918-19
  • Parham, J. W. (1972). Plants of the Fiji Islands
  • Polhill, R, M. (1990). Legumineuses. In: Flore des Mascareignes, Vol 80. J. Bosser et a
  • Rudd, V. E. (1991). Flora of Ceylon 7: 34-107. Caesalpinioideae
  • Singh, V. (2001). Monograph on Indian Subtribe Cassiinae (Caesalpiniaceae)

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