Senna (herb)

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Senna
Golden Senna -Senna candolleana
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Order: Fabales
Family: Fabaceae
Subfamily: Caesalpinioideae
Genus: Senna
Mill.
Species

S. candolleana

Senna candolleana or Golden Senna associates with Lithrea and Porlieria chilensis in Central Chile Matorral or forms pure stands.[1],[2]. Traditionally Senna, a genus including 250 species, was classified as Cassia. Near 200 species appear in South America[3], fourteen of them in Chile .[4].

Uses[change | change source]

This evergreen shrub, 5 to 6 feet tall (1.5-1.8 m), 6 feet wide (1.8 m); dark green leaves is suitable as ornamental.

Other websites[change | change source]

http://www.ildis.org/LegumeWeb/6.00/taxa/12954.shtml

References[change | change source]

  1. Rojas, M. 2007. Análisis y seguimiento de las medidas ambientales asociadas a proyectos, que intervienen vegetación, calificados en el sistema de impacto ambiental.
  2. Tapia, D. 2005. Propuestas de intervención silviculturales con fines de rehabilitación en la Quebrada de la Plata, Región Metropolitana. on line
  3. Schütz Rodrigues R et al. 2005. O gênero Senna (Leguminosae, Caesalpinioideae) no Rio Grande do Sul, Brasil Acta Botanica Brasilica19, 1.
  4. Zoellner O, C. San Martín, 1983-1985. Anales del Museo de Historia Natural, 16, 15.