Senna italica Mill.
subsp. micrantha (Brenan) Lock

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Synonyms: Cassia italica (Mill.) Spreng.
Common names:
Status: Uncertain
Notes: Specimens are stored under this subspecies at SRGH and it is listed in Mapaura & Timberlake (Eds.), 2004: 44. It is, however, only cited from a single specimen from Botswana in Flora Zambesiaca volume 3-2: 158 (2007).
Derivation of specific name: italica: of Italy
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Worldwide distribution:
Zimbabwe distribution: W,C,S
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Insects associated with this species: Catopsilia florella (Food plant)
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Brummitt, R.K., Chikuni, A.C., Lock, J.M. & Polhill, R.M. (2007). Leguminosae Subfamily Caesalpinioideae Flora Zambesiaca 3(2) Pages 156 - 158.

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 44.

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Flora of Botswana: Senna italica subsp. micrantha

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Senna italica
African Plant Database: Senna italica
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Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Senna italica
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Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Senna italica subsp. micrantha., retrieved 25 May 2024

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