Cassia abbreviata Oliv.
subsp. beareana (Holmes) Brenan

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Synonyms: Cassia granitica Baker f.
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Status: Native
Description:
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Derivation of specific name: beareana: named after Dr O'Sullivan Beare, who brought the traditional use of a root extract of C. abbreviata as a cure for black-water fever to western medical attention in 1902.
Habitat:
Altitude range: (metres)
Flowering time:Aug - Sep
Worldwide distribution:
Zimbabwe distribution: N,W,C,E,S
Growth form(s): Tree.
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Literature:

Brummitt, R.K., Chikuni, A.C., Lock, J.M. & Polhill, R.M. (2007). Leguminosae Subfamily Caesalpinioideae Flora Zambesiaca 3(2) Pages 166 - 168.

Burrows, J.E., Burrows, S.M., Lötter, M.C. & Schmidt, E. (2018). Trees and Shrubs Mozambique Publishing Print Matters (Pty), Cape Town. Page 251. (Includes a picture).

Chapano, C., Mugarisanwa, N.H. (2003). Plants of the Matobo District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 7.

Drummond, R.B. (1972). A list of Rhodesian Legumes. Kirkia 8(2) Page 212.

Drummond, R.B. (1975). A list of trees, shrubs and woody climbers indigenous or naturalised in Rhodesia. Kirkia 10(1) Page 243.

Heath, A. & Heath, R. (2009). Field Guide to the Plants of Northern Botswana including the Okavango Delta Kew Publishing Page 249. (Includes a picture).

Mapaura, A. & Timberlake, J. (eds) (2004). A checklist of Zimbabwean vascular plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 33 Sabonet, Pretoria and Harare Page 43.

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 62.


Other sources of information about Cassia abbreviata subsp. beareana:

Our websites:

Flora of Botswana: Cassia abbreviata subsp. beareana
Flora of Caprivi: Cassia abbreviata subsp. beareana
Flora of Mozambique: Cassia abbreviata subsp. beareana
Flora of Zambia: Cassia abbreviata subsp. beareana

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Cassia abbreviata
African Plant Database: Cassia abbreviata
Biodiversity Explorer (Biodiversity of southern Africa): Cassia abbreviata
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Cassia abbreviata
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Cassia abbreviata
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Cassia abbreviata
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Cassia abbreviata
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Cassia abbreviata
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Cassia abbreviata
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Cassia abbreviata
Ispot Southern Africa: Cassia abbreviata
JSTOR Plant Science: Cassia abbreviata
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Cassia abbreviata
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Cassia abbreviata
The Plant List (version 1.1): Cassia abbreviata
Tropicos: Cassia abbreviata


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-19

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2019). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Cassia abbreviata subsp. beareana.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=126870, retrieved 24 July 2019

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