Cassia sp. for identification 080811MK02

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Muthu Karthick

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Aug 8, 2011, 4:06:11 AM8/8/11
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Dear all,
Please help to identify this Senna species. I found this on the foot hills of Western ghats near a town called Natham in Dindigul district of TN.

Date/Time- 

05-02-2008 / 04:00 PM

Location- Place, Altitude, GP

ca; 300msl; Dindigul dist., TN

Habitat- Garden/ Urban/ Wild/ Type- 

road side

Plant Habit-

shrub

Height/Length- 

ca. 10cm; erect

Leaves Type/ Shape/ Size- 

c. 12cm

Inflorescence Type/ Size- 

raceme

Flowers Size/ Colour/ Calyx/ Bracts- 

2 -2.5 cm across; yellow

Fruits Type/ Shape/ Size Seeds- 

15 x 2cm

Other Information like Fragrance, Pollinator, Uses etc.- 


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chaitanya rajarshi

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Aug 8, 2011, 4:42:55 AM8/8/11
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Hi,

I guess it is Senna auriculata - Tanner's Cassia
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या निसर्गानं लळा लावला असा असा की,
सुखदु:खाला परस्परांशी हसलो- रडलो.
आता तर हा जीवच अवघा, असा जखडला
मी त्याच्या हिरव्या बोलीचा शब्द जाहलो.

Muthu Karthick

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Aug 8, 2011, 5:54:54 AM8/8/11
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This is not Senna auriculata Chaitanyaji.

chaitanya rajarshi

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Aug 8, 2011, 6:15:40 AM8/8/11
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Ok. I am new to this field and I got reference from this site (http://www.flowersofindia.in/).

http://www.flowersofindia.in/catalog/slides/Tanner%27s%20Cassia.html


Just let me know the identity.

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Vijayasankar

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Aug 8, 2011, 9:59:40 AM8/8/11
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This could be Senna montana (= Cassia montana).
 
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Vijayasankar Raman
National Center for Natural Products Research
University of Mississippi

Vijayasankar

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Aug 8, 2011, 10:30:18 AM8/8/11
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Forwarding a response:


---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: shivaprakash adavanne <adav...@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, Aug 8, 2011 at 9:25 AM
Subject: Re: [efloraofindia:76400] Cassia sp. for identification 080811MK02
To: Vijayasankar <vijay.b...@gmail.com>


Yes, Cassia montana
Regards
a.shivaprakash

Gurcharan Singh

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Oct 7, 2011, 4:41:12 AM10/7/11
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Resurfacing again for ID

Earlier feedback

Chaitanya ji..........................................I guess it is Senna auriculata - Tanner's Cassia
Muthu ji...............................................This is not Senna auriculata Chaitanyaji.
Chaitanya ji.........................................Ok. I am new to this field and I got reference from this site (http://www.flowersofindia.in/). 

http://www.flowersofindia.in/catalog/slides/Tanner%27s%20Cassia.html

Vijayasankar ji.....................................This could be Senna montana (= Cassia montana).

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Giby Kuriakose

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Oct 7, 2011, 7:25:47 AM10/7/11
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Most probably Senna montana. 


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Giby

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shivaprakash adavanne

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Oct 7, 2011, 9:52:03 AM10/7/11
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yes, it is Senna montana,

attached a photo of same from Mysore area.

regards,
a.shivaprakash
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