Calflora
Taxon  Report   7528    
Senna didymobotrya  (Fresen.) H. Irwin & Barneby
African senna,  African wild cassia
Senna didymobotrya
© 2015 Ron Vanderhoff
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Senna didymobotrya
© © 2014 Zoya Akulova
Senna didymobotrya
© 2017 Ron Vanderhoff
Senna didymobotrya, a dicot, is a shrub that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

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Senna didymobotrya
© 2016 Ron Vanderhoff
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Senna
Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Chamaesenna didymobotrya
ICPN + PLANTS: Cassia didymobotrya
More information about  Senna didymobotrya
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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Jepson eFlora

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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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Jan 23, 2019).