Senna fruticosa (Mill.) Irwin & Barneby, Mem. N.Y. Bot. Gard. 35 (1982)

Latin for 'shrub-like'.

Cassia axillaris Sesse & Moc.
Cassia baciliaris auct. non L.f.
Cassia berlandieri Benth.
Cassia biciliaris L.f.
Cassia densiflora M.Martens & Galeotti
Cassia fruticosa Mill.
Cassia fruticosa Rojas Acosta
Chamaefistula berlandieri (Benth.) Britton & Rose
Chamaefistula densiflora (M.Martens & Galeotti) Britton
Chamaefistula densiflora (M. Martens & Galeotti) Britton & Rose
Chamaefistula fruticosa (Mill.) Pittier
Chamaefistula ignota Britton & Rose
Chamaefistula sinaloana Britton & Rose

Shrub up to 6 m tall and 9 cm dbh. Stipules ca. 3.5 mm long. Leaves alternate, compound, leaflets opposite, penni-veined, glabrous. Flowers ca. 25 mm diameter, yellow, placed in racemes. Fruits ca. 210 mm long, green-blue, angular pods.

Usually planted in Borneo.


Originally from Central America, currently pan-tropical. In Borneo collected in Sabah and East-Kalimantan.