Chamaecrista ensiformis

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Chamaecrista ensiformis


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: Chamaecrista
Species: Chamaecrista ensiformis
Varieties: C. e. var. maranonica – C. e. var. plurifoliolata



Chamaecrista ensiformis (Vell.) H.S.Irwin & Barneby, 1982


  • Cassia adenopoda Miq.
  • Cassia ensiformis Vell.
  • Cassia ramiflora Vogel
  • Cassia ramiflora var. amazonica H.S.Irwin
  • Cassia ramiflora var. trijuga Vogel


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Southern America
    • Regional: Western South America
      • Bolivia
    • Regional: Brazil
      • Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central

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



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