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Senna tora


Accepted name

Senna tora (L.) Roxb.1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8

Synonyms

Cassia boreensis Miq.9
Cassia borneensis Miq.10
Cassia gallinaria Collad.9
Cassia numilis Collad.9
Cassia tora L.1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 9, 11
Cassia tora L. var. borneensis (Miq.)Miq.9, 10, 12
Emelista tora Britton & Rose9

Taxonomy

Tribe: Cassieae;  Genus: Senna

Vernacular names

Casse Puante Petit Espece5; Casse Puante Petite Espece5; Chakavat (Hi)7; Chakunda (Hi)13; Chakunda (Hi)7; Chakwar (Hi)14; Chakwar (Hi)15; Foetid Cassia (En)7; Kassiya Tora (Rus)16; Panevar (Hi)13; Panevar (Hi)7; Pawad (Hi)7; Pawar (Hi)14; Pawar (Hi)15; Peti-Tora (Sinh)17; Senna Tora (Rus)18; Sickle Senna19; Sickle Senna19; Thal-ka-rdo-rdze (Tib)20; Tsimatihariva (Madagascar)8; Vaddutatakarai (Tamil)21; Velonkariva (Madagascar)8

Descriptors

Perennial non-climbing shrub;  not threatened

Uses

Environmental22; Environmental7; Environmental9; Food and Drink23; Food and Drink22; Food and Drink13; Food and Drink24; Food and Drink25; Food and Drink7; Food and Drink9; Forage7; Medicine10; Medicine23; Medicine26; Medicine27; Medicine28; Medicine13; Medicine25; Medicine7; Medicine20; Weed10; Weed5; Weed12; Weed16; Weed2

Notes

Most African records attributable to S. obtusifolia (q. v). (Brenan FTEA ref. 106).; Origin uncertain; Brenan considers almost certainly of Asiatic origin despite; De Wits view to the contrary (FTEA ref. 106); Leaves laxative, antiperiodic, asperient and anthelmintic: seeds tonic etc.27; Common weed thruoghout Thailand. Pantropic weed.12; N. Pavlova (1989) treated it as Cassia tora16; Native to S.E. Asia.4; Cassia tora L.: Accepted2930


Geographical records

Africa:   Tanzania(U)30

Asia2, 4, 6, 7, 10, 11, 12, 14, 15, 17, 23, 26, 27, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 43, 44, 45, 46, 47, 48, 49, 50, 51, 52, 53, 54, 55, 56, 57:   Bhutan(U)26, Cambodia(I)10, China(N)2, 30, 52, India(U)2, 7, 14, 15, 26, 35, 36, 37, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 43, 44, 45, 46, 48, 49, 50, 51, 53, India-ISO(N)31, Indonesia-ISO(I)23, 54, 57, Java(N)54, Laos(I)10, Malaysia-ISO(I)23, Nepal(N)34, 47, Pakistan(N)27, Philippines(N)56, Russia in Asia(N), Ryukyu Is(I)11, Singapore(I)55, Sri Lanka(I)17, Sumatra(N)57, Taiwan(N)6, 32, Thailand(N)12, Vietnam(I)10

Australasia2, 58:   Australia(I)58, Papua New Guinea(I)2

Australia:   Northern Territory58, Queensland58

Europe:   Ukraine(I)

India:   Andhra Pradesh51, Arunachal Pradesh40, Assam7, Bihar14, Delhi48, Goa46, Gujarat35, Haryana7, Himachal Pradesh45, Jammu-Kashmir53, Karnataka36, Kerala43, Madhaya Pradesh49, Maharashtra37, Manipur7, Meghalaya41, Mizoram7, Nagaland7, Orissa7, Pondicherry46, Punjab50, Rajasthan39, Sikkim26, Tamil Nadu38, Tripura42, Uttar Pradesh15, West Bengal44, Yanan46

Indian Ocean4, 5, 7, 8, 46, 59, 60, 61:   Andaman Is(I)7, Laccadive Is(I)7, 60, Madagascar(I)8, Maldives(U)59, 60, 61, Mauritius(I)4, Nicobar Is(I)46, Reunion(I)4, Rodrigues(I)4, Seychelles(I)5

Middle East62:   Oman(I)62, Saudi Arabia(I)62

Pacific Ocean2, 63, 64:   Bismarck Archipelago(I)2, Fiji(U)2, 30, 63, Society Is(U)64, Solomon Is(I)2

Russia in Asia:   Primorye16, 65

Ukraine:   Odessa66

(N = native, I = introduced, U = uncertain status)

Literature citations

Description2, 4, 5, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 16, 17, 23, 26, 27, 30, 52, 54, 67, 68, 69;  Distribution16;  Illustration7, 10, 12, 27, 67, 70, 71

Sources

2005-04 SeneviratneGI (Sinhala & Tamil vern. names);     Coordinator: 2005-10 Agababian M (French vern. names)

References

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Nomenclature

TROPICOS nomenclatural database at Missouri Botanical Garden (W3TROPICOS)

Flora Europaea database at RBG Edinburgh

APNI (Australian Plant Name Index): nomenclatural database in Canberra

Rhizobia

database of root-nodule bacteria at RIKEN, Japan



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