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Tanner's
Cassia

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Tanner's Cassia

Senna auriculata

Tanner's Cassia is a branched shrub, growing upto 1-1.5 m high. It has a smooth reddish brown bark. It has many ascending branches and 8-10 cm long pinnate leaves. There are 8-12 pairs of leaflets, each 2-3 cm long. Bright yellow flowers appear in recemes at the end of branches. The flowers are 4-5 cm across. Upper three stamens are reduced to stamenoides. Fruit is a 7-12 cm long, flat brown pod.

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Regional Names
  • Gujarati:
    આવળ
  • Hindi:
    तरवड़
  • Kannada:
    ಆವರಿಕೆ
  • Malayalam:
    ആവര
  • Marathi:
    तरवड
  • Tamil:
    ஆவாரை
  • Telugu:
    తంగేడు
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Taxanomy

FABALES
CAESALPINIACEAE
Senna auriculata

Quick Facts
  • It is a state flower of Telangana.
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