Family:
Fabaceae Lindl.
Genus:
Cassia L.

Cassia leiandra Benth.

This species is accepted, and its native range is Colombia to N. & NE. Brazil. It is used as a medicine and for food.

[UPFC]
Distribution
Biogeografic region: Caribbean, Orinoquia. Elevation range: 50–100 m a.s.l. Native to Colombia. Colombian departments: Antioquia, Vichada.
Habit
Shrub, Tree.
Conservation
IUCN Red List Assessment (2021): LC.
Ecology
Habitat according IUCN Habitats Classification: forest and woodland, shrubland, native grassland, artificial - terrestrial.

[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 en Colombia; Alt. 50 - 100 m.; Llanura del Caribe, Orinoquia.
Morphology General Habit
Arbusto, árbol
Conservation
No Evaluada

[ILDIS]

International Legume Database and Information Service

Ecology
Africa: Cultivated
Morphology General Habit
Perennial, Not climbing, Tree

[UNAL]

Bernal, R., G. Galeano, A. Rodríguez, H. Sarmiento y M. Gutiérrez. 2017. Nombres Comunes de las Plantas de Colombia. http://www.biovirtual.unal.edu.co/nombrescomunes/

Vernacular
cañafístol, cañafístola, cañafístole, cañafístula, cañafístula delgada, cañafístula pequeña, cañafístulo, cañafístulo amarillo, cañafístulo pequeño, sietecueros

[UPFC]
Vernacular
Cañafístolo, Cañafístula, Cañafístulo, Cañafístulo amarillo, Cañafístulo pequeño

[UPFC]
Use Food
Used for food.
Use Medicines
Medical uses.

[ILDIS]
Use
Environmental

Native to:

Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Colombia

Introduced into:

Uganda

Cassia leiandra Benth. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jan 1, 1988 Ferreira, C.A.C. [8001], Pará K000841291 Yes
Jan 1, 1978 Prance, G.T. [5194], Rondônia K000841283 Yes
Jan 1, 1978 Krukoff, B.A. [6466], Amazonas K000841289 Yes
Jan 1, 1973 Prance, G.T. [16270], Amazonas K000841292 Yes
Coêlho, L. [414], Amazonas K000841290 Yes
Krukoff, B.A. [4578], Amazonas K000841281 Yes
Riedel [48], Amazonas K000841288 Yes
Spruce, R. [s.n.], Pará K000841284 Yes
Spruce [25] K000841278 Yes
Spruce, R. [439], Amazonas K000841279 Yes
Ducke, A. [1732], Amazonas K000841293 Yes
Spruce [25], Brazil K000841277 Yes
Spruce [1557], Amazonas K000841285 Yes
Krukoff, B.A. [5911], Brazil K000841286 Yes
Ule, E. [8868], Amazonas K000841275 Yes
Ducke [221], Amazonas K000841280 Yes
Krukoff [4578], Brazil K000841282 Yes
Ule, E. [5064], Amazonas K000841276 Yes
Krukoff, B.A. [5911], Pará K000841287 Yes

First published in C.F.P.von Martius & auct. suc. (eds.), Fl. Bras. 15(2): 94 (1870)

Accepted by

  • Bernal, R., Gradstein, R.S. & Celis, M. (eds.) (2016). Catálogo de plantas y líquenes de Colombia 1-2: 1-3068. Libro impreso.
  • 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.
  • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.
  • Lock, J.M. (1989). Legumes of Africa a check-list: 1-619. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Literature

Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia

  • 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

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Bernal, R., Gradstein, R.S. & Celis, M. (eds.) (2016). Catálogo de plantas y líquenes de Colombia 1-2: 1-3068. Libro impreso.
  • 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.
  • Lock, J.M. (1989). Legumes of Africa a check-list: 1-619. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Useful Plants and Fungi of Colombia

  • Bernal, R., Gradstein, S.R., & Celis, M. (eds.). (2020). Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia. v1.1. Universidad Nacional de Colombia. Dataset/Checklist. https://doi.org/10.15472/7avdhn
  • Diazgranados et al. (2021). Catalogue of plants of Colombia. Useful Plants and Fungi of Colombia project. In prep.
  • FPI (2021). Food Plants International. https://fms.cmsvr.com/fmi/webd/Food_Plants_World?homeurl=https://foodplantsinternational.com/plants/
  • GBIF.org (2021). GBIF species matching tool. https://www.gbif.org/tools/species-lookup
  • IUCN (2021). The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2021-2. https://www.iucnredlist.org.

International Legume Database and Information Service

  • Dale, I. R. (1953). A descriptive list of the introduced trees of Uganda

  • Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia

    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0

  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

    Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

  • International Legume Database and Information Service

    International Legume Database and Information Service (ILDIS) V10.39 Nov 2011
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

  • Legumes of the World Online

    Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/

  • Universidad Nacional de Colombia

    ColPlantA database
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0

  • Useful Plants and Fungi of Colombia

    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0