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Details for: Senna occidentalis


Source: ILDIS World Database of Legumes 2010. (copyright © ILDIS).

Name: Senna occidentalis (L.) Link
Nomencl. ref.: Handbuch 2: 140. 1831
Rank: Species
Status: ACCEPTED
Taxonomy (this taxon is included in): Regnum - Plantae
     Divisio - Tracheophyta
          Subdivisio - Spermatophytina
               Class - Magnoliopsida
                    Superordo - Rosanae
                         Ordo - Fabales Bromhead
                              Familia - Fabaceae Lindl.
                                   Tribus - Cassieae
                                        Genus - Senna Mill.
                                            
Basionym: Cassia occidentalis L.
Homotypic synonyms: Cassia occidentalis L.
Cassia occidentalis L.
Synonyms: Cassia caroliniana Walter
Cassia ciliata Raf.
Cassia falcata L.
Cassia foetida Pers.
Cassia macradenia Collad.
Cassia obliquifolia Schrank
Cassia planisiliqua L.
Ditramexa occidentalis Britton & Rose
Ditremexa occidentalis (L.) Britton & Wilson
Cassia occidentalis var. aristata Collad.
Misapplied names: "Cassia laevigata" sec. auct.
"Cassia occidentalis var. arista" sec. Hassk.,non DC.
 
Comments: Alien to Far East: near Novo-Nikolskoe village, DeWit recognises var.schinifolia (DC.)DeWit, introduced into PNG., Possibly native to South America., Probably of South American origin., Species habit is herb or subshrub., Weed in gardens, paddocks and pastures; possibly poisonous to livestock.
Common names: Arsenic Bean (English), Bicho (), Brusca (), Brusca Hembra (), Brusca Macho (), Cafe De Bonpland (), Cafe De Campo (), Cafe Negre (), Cafetillo (), Cafeton (), Casse Fetide (), Casse Puante (), Chilinchile (), Coffee Senna (English), Coffee Weed (), Coffeeweed (English), Cornezuelo (), Dandelion (), Fedegosa (), Fedegoso (), Fedegoso-verdadeiro (), Foetid Cassia (English), Frijolillo (), Gros Indigo a Fleurs Jaunes (French), Gros Indigo Sauvage (French), Hediondilla (), Kaspyant (), Mamuri (), Martinica (), Mata Pasta (), Mata Patinho (), Negro Coffee (English), Paramarioba (), Pois Piante (French), Pois Piante Noir (French), Pois Puant (French), Pois Puant Noir (French), Potra (), Retamilla (), Rubbish Cassia (English), Souveraine (), Stinking Weed (English), Styptic Weed (English), Taperiba (), Taratucu ()[Credits]
Conservation Status: Not Threatened
Maps: distribution
Occurrence: dLe
Use: Environmental, Food and Drink, Medicine, Miscellaneous, Toxins, Weed


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