Cassia tora

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Cassia tora - Herbaceous annual, to about 1-1.2 m high; stems glabrous or puberulous; leaves with 2-4 pairs of leaflets, bearing a gland on the rachis between the leaflets of the 2 lower pairs; leaflets 1.5-5 cm long,1.5-2.5 cm wide; inflorescences racemose, few flowered; flowers on pedicels, (4-)6-10 mm long; petals yellow; fruit linear or subtetragonous, 10-15 cm long, 3-6- mm wide, 20-30 seeded; seeds brown, 3.5-4.5 mm long, 1.5-2 mm wide.

Scientific Name Cassia tora
Family Name FABACEAE
English Name Sickle senna
Local Name Pethi thora (පෙති තෝර)
Sanskrit Name Chakramarda
Conservation Status LC (NCS)-2012
Status Native
Edible Parts Leaves

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