Cassia fistula

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Cassia fistula

Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Fabales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Rosids
Cladus: Eurosids I
Ordo: Fabales

Familia: Fabaceae
Subfamilia: Caesalpinioideae
Tribus: Cassieae
Subtribus: Cassiinae
Genus: Cassia
Species: Cassia fistula

Name[edit]

Cassia fistula L. (1753)

  • Lectotype: Without data, Hermann s.n. (lectotype: BM). Lectotypified by Fawcett & Rendle, Fl. Jamaica 4: 102. 1920.

Synonyms[edit]

  • Homotypic
    • Bactyrilobium fistula (L.) Willd., Enum. Pl. 1: 440. 1809.
    • Cathartocarpus fistula (L.) Pers., Syn. Pl. 1: 459. 1805.
  • Heterotypic
    • Cassia bonplandiana DC., Prodr. 2: 490. 1825.
    • Cassia excelsa Kunth in Humb. & al., Nov. Gen. Sp. 6: 339. 1824, nom. illeg. non Schrad. (1821)
    • Cassia fistuloides Collad., Hist. Nat. Méd. Casses 87. t. 1. 1816.
    • Cassia rhombifolia Roxb., Fl. Ind., ed. 2, 2: 334. 1832.
    • Cathartocarpus excelsus G.Don, Gen. Hist. 2: 453. 1832, nom. illeg. (same type as Cassia bonplandiana)
    • Cathartocarpus fistuloides (Collad.) G.Don in Loud., Hort. Brit. 167. 1830
    • Cathartocarpus rhombifolius (Roxb.) G.Don, Gen. Hist. 2: 453. 1832.

Distribution[edit]

Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Asie
    • Regional: Indian subcontinent
      • Assam, Bangladesh, East Himalaya, India, Myanmar, Nepal, Sri Lanka, West Himalaya
    • Introduced into:
      • Andaman Is., Angola, Borneo, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Colombia, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Ethiopia, French Guiana, Gambia, Gulf of Guinea Is., Guyana, Iraq, Jawa, Kenya, Laccadive Is., Lesser Sunda Is., Malawi, Malaya, Maldives, Maluku, Mexico Southwest, New Guinea, Nicaragua, Northern Territory, Pakistan, Panamá, Peru, Philippines, Queensland, Senegal, Society Is., Southwest Caribbean, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Tanzania, Trinidad-Tobago, Uganda, Venezuela, Western Australia, Yemen, Zimbabwe

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition

References[edit]

Primary references[edit]

  • Linnaeus, C. 1753. Species plantarum, exhibentes plantas rite cognitas, ad genera relatas, cum differentiis specificis, nominibus trivialibus, synonymis selectis, locis natalibus, secundum systema sexuale digestas. Tomus I. Pp. [I–XII], 1–560. Impensis Laurentii Salvii, Holmiae [Stockholm]. BHL Reference page. : 377.

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Vernacular names[edit]

অসমীয়া: সোণাৰু
বাংলা: সোনালু
Deutsch: Röhren-Kassie
English: Golden Shower Tree
suomi: Kultasadekassia
ગુજરાતી: ગરમાળો
हिन्दी: अमलतास
मराठी: बहावा
Nederlands: Indische goudenregen
português: Cássia-imperial
தமிழ்: சரக்கொன்றை
ไทย: คูน, ราชพฤกษ์
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