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This species is accepted, and its native range is Sri Lanka, Indo-China.

[FSOM]

M. Thulin et al. Flora of Somalia, Vol. 1-4 [updated 2008] https://plants.jstor.org/collection/FLOS

Morphology General Habit
Tree
Morphology Leaves
Leaves eglandular; leaflets 4–16 pairs, ovate-oblong to elliptic-oblong, 3–7.5 x 1.2–2.5 cm, puberulous beneath
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Racemes dense, aggregated into erect terminal panicles
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Pedicel
Pedicels 2–3.5 cm
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Petals bright yellow, 1.2–2 cm long
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Pods 15–30 x 1.2–1.6 cm, tardily dehiscent.
Distribution
Cultivated at least in C1 and S2 native in SE tropical Asia.

[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
Cultivada en Colombia; Alt. 0 - 1600 m.; Amazonia, Andes, Llanura del Caribe, Pacífico, Valle del Cauca, Valle del Magdalena.
Morphology General Habit
Árbol

[ILDIS]

International Legume Database and Information Service

Conservation
Not Threatened
Ecology
Africa: Cultivated
Morphology General Habit
Perennial, Not climbing, Tree
Vernacular
Amarillo, Aramana, Flamboyan, Iron Wood Tree, Jahor, Kassod Tree, Manga Konnei, Siamese Senna, Vakai, Wa

[FZ]

Leguminosae, R.K. Brummitt, A.C. Chikuni, J.M. Lock and R.M. Polhill. Flora Zambesiaca 3:2. 2007

Morphology General Habit
Tree to 20 m or more; bark smooth, grey.
Morphology Branches
Branchlets dark brown, sparsely puberulous, somewhat ridged longitudinally.
Morphology Leaves
Leaves paripinnate; stipules not seen (minute, subulate according to Brenan), presumably early caducous; petiole 2–4.2 cm long, pubescent; rachis 7.5–23 cm long, pubescent; leaflets in 6–12 pairs, 2.4–6.8 × 1.1–2.9 cm, elliptic to oblong, base rounded to cuneate, apex obtuse to retuse, shortly mucronate, sparsely appressed-pubescent beneath, marginal nerve prominent; petiolules 2–3 mm long.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Inflorescences terminal, paniculate; bracts 3–4 mm long, linear, pubescent, present at anthesis; pedicels 2.5–3.5 cm long at anthesis.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Sepals 5, dimorphic, two c.5 × 4 mm, three c.10 × 8 mm, broadly ovate, glabrous to sparsely puberulous.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Petals yellow, c.12 × 10 mm, broadly obovate, claw 2 mm long.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens
Stamens 10; seven fertile with anthers 4–5 mm long, two with filaments c.10 mm long, five with filaments c.5 mm long; three probably infertile with reduced anthers and short filaments.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Pistil
Ovary c.5 mm long, puberulous; style 2–3 mm long, glabrous.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Pod 15–23 × 0.9–1.3 cm, linear, glabrous, tardily dehiscent along both sutures.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Seeds
Seeds dark brown, c.7 × 6 mm, discoid, flat.

[FSOM]
Use
Ornamental

[ILDIS]
Use
Chemical products, Environmental, Food and Drink, Forage, Medicine, Miscellaneous, Toxins, Wood

Native to:

Laos, Myanmar, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Vietnam

Introduced into:

Andaman Is., Angola, Assam, Bahamas, Bangladesh, Benin, Borneo, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Burkina, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Caroline Is., Central African Repu, Chad, Colombia, Comoros, Congo, Cuba, Dominican Republic, East Himalaya, Ecuador, El Salvador, Ethiopia, Fiji, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Gulf of Guinea Is., Haiti, Hawaii, India, Ivory Coast, Jawa, KwaZulu-Natal, Laccadive Is., Leeward Is., Liberia, Malawi, Malaya, Maldives, Mali, Marianas, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mozambique, Nepal, New Guinea, Nicobar Is., Niger, Nigeria, Northern Provinces, Pakistan, Panamá, Philippines, Puerto Rico, Queensland, Réunion, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Society Is., Sudan, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Swaziland, Togo, Trinidad-Tobago, Uganda, Venezuela, Venezuelan Antilles, West Himalaya, Windward Is., Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

Senna siamea (Lam.) H.S.Irwin & Barneby appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 1983 Hage, J.L. [679], Bahia K000055632
Jan 1, 1983 Kirkbride, J.H. Jr [3410], Goiás K000840237
Jan 1, 1983 Kirkbride, J.H. Jr [3410], Goiás K000840240
Jan 1, 1979 Mori, S. [11914], Bahia K000055631
Jan 1, 1978 Almeida, J. [344], Bahia K000055633
Lewis, G.P. [s.n.], Brazil 55281.000
Irwin, H.S. [5050], Pará K000840238
Steward, W.C. [20192], Amazonas K000840241
Pabst, G.F.J. [9361], Rio de Janeiro K000840239
Colombia K000927401
Colombia K000927402
Venezuela K000927403
Venezuela K000927404
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5305] Cassia sumatrana K001120464
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5305] Cassia sumatrana K001120465
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5305] Cassia sumatrana K001120485
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5305] Cassia sumatrana K001120466
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5305] Cassia sumatrana K001120468
Margrave, C. [5305] Cassia siamea K000789280
Rottler, J.P. [s.n.], India Cassia siamea K000789320
Rottler, J.P. [s.n.], India Cassia siamea K000808456
s.coll. [5305], Myanmar Cassia siamea K000789281
s.coll. [5303] Cassia siamea K000789282

First published in Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 35: 98 (1982)

Accepted by

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