Senna auriculata

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Senna auriculata
Senna auriculata


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: Senna
Species: Senna auriculata


Senna auriculata (L.) Roxb., 1832


  • Cassia auriculata L.
  • Cassia densistipulata Taub.


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Asia-Temperate
    • Regional: Indian subcontinent
      • Bangladesh, India, Sri Lanka, West Himalaya
  • Continental: Asia-Tropical
    • Regional: Southeastern Asia
      • Myanmar
    • Introduced into:
      • Ghana, Jawa, Nigeria, Pakistan, Sierra Leone, Sudan, Tanzania, Zaïre

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


Primary references[edit]

  • Roxburgh, W. (†) 1832. Flora Indica; or, descriptions of Indian Plants. by the late William Roxburgh. Serampore: W. Thacker & Co. Calcutta; Parbury, Allen & Co., London. Vol. 1. BHL Reference page. : 2:349.


Vernacular names[edit]

English: Aval, Avaram, Styptic Weed, Tanner's Cassia, Taroda, Tarval, Tarwar
தமிழ்: ஆவாரை
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