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  Senna timoriensis
 
  Family: FABACEAE/LEGUMINOSAE (Subfam.: Caesalpinioideae)
  Citation:  Senna timoriensis (DC.) Irwin & Barneby, Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 35: 98. 1982; V. Singh, Monogr. Indian Subtribe Cassiinae 220. 2001. Cassia timoriensis DC., Prodr. 2: 499. 1825; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 2: 263. 1878; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 402(285). 1919; Sanjappa, Legumes Ind. 22. 1992; Subram., Fl. Thenmala Div. 118. 1995; Sasidh., Fl. Periyar Tiger Reserve 122. 1998; Sasidh., Fl. Chinnar WLS 113. 1999.
  Malayalam Name(s):
  Tamil name(s):
  English name(s): Limestone Cassia
  Description: Shrubs; branchlets pubescent, angled. Leaflets 4-5 x 1.5 cm, oblong-elliptic, apex mucronate, base slightly unequal; petiole 2.5 cm, stipules large cordate, acuminate. Racemes axillary, shorter than the leaves; peduncles 10 cm; flowers yellow; sepals 1.5 x 1 cm, ovate, hairy; petals 2 x 1 cm, veined; stamens 6-7 antheriferous, staminodes 4-3, various in length. Pod flat, stipitate, pubescent when young, transversely septate.
  Habit: Shrub
  Flowering & Fruiting: January-April
  District(s): Idukki, Kollam
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Wet places in moist deciduous forests
  Distribution: Indo-Malesia to North Australia
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): Yellow
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: Yes
  Garden: Yes
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to:
  IUCN status:
  Altitude:
  Localities: Ichampetty, Thekkady, Kulathupuzha
   
 
   
 
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