Fabaceae-Caesalpinioideae (Caesalpiniaceae) Week: Senna siamea from Delhi

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Gurcharan Singh

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Dec 7, 2011, 11:20:31 PM12/7/11
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Senna siamea (Lam.) H. S. Irwin & Barneby, Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 35:98. 1982
syn: Cassia siamea Lam.

Common names: kassodtreeSiamese cassiaSiamese sennaThai cassiaThailand shower

Large tree reaching 30 m with up to 30 cm long leaves having 4-16 pairs of up to 7 cm long leaflets, glands absent; stipules minute 1 mm, caducous; flowers yellow in panicles of corymbs up to 12 cm long; pedicels 3-4 cm long; petals up to 2 cm long, upper clawed; stamens 10, upper three reduced; pod up to 30 cm long.

Common avenue tree in Delhi flowering in November-December, photographed from Vikas Puri. 


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SGTB Khalsa College, University of Delhi, Delhi-110007
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Madhuri Raut

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Dec 8, 2011, 12:11:16 AM12/8/11
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Beautiful pics Gurcharan ji
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prasad dash

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Dec 19, 2011, 4:23:11 AM12/19/11
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Another great series Sir ji.

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Prasad
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