Cassia roxburghii

Cassia roxburghii Cassia roxburghii Cassia roxburghii

Cassia roxburghii - Tree, to about 10 m tall. Leaves with about 8 – 15 pairs of leaflets; leaflet ovate to elliptic-oblong, 1.5 4.5 X 1 – 2 cm, obtuse or retuse at the apex, asymmetrically rounded at the base, puberulent or glabrete above, appressed pubescent with minute hairs beneath. Inflorescence racemose, somewhat corymbose, axillary, flowers pink to salmon or rose, turning yellowish or orange. Fruit terete, indehiscent, smooth, black, many seeded.

Scientific Name Cassia roxburghii
Family Name FABACEAE
English Name Red cassia
Local Name Ratu wa (රතු වා)
Sanskrit Name
Conservation Status Least concerned (NCS 2012)
Status Native
Edible Parts None

Cassia roxburghii Cassia roxburghii Cassia roxburghii

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