Taxon  Report   9224 
Senna alata  (L.) Roxb.
Emperor's candlesticks
Senna alata
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Senna alata, a dicot, is an annual herb or perennial herb or shrub that is not native to California.

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Senna alata
© Jules Strauss2004 California Academy of Sciences
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Senna
Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS
Alternate Names:
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PLANTS: Cassia alata
PLANTS: Herpetica alata
More information about  Senna alata
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Jun 22, 2018).

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