Cassia roxburghii

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Cassia roxburghii

Placement status: name or taxon excluded (unspecific)



Cassia roxburghii DC. (syn. C. marginata Roxb.) is native to S India and Sri Lanka. It has been introduced to W Malaysia as an ornamental ('red Cassia') but is not found naturalized or escaped. It is related to C. javanica but has smaller leaves, glabrous anthers, the style dilated and abruptly hooked at apex.


A number of species of Cassia and Senna (see p. 673) were occasionally recorded as in cultivation in Malesia. They have not been included in the present treatment.