Senna (herb)

genus of plants

Senna candolleana or Golden Senna associates with Lithrea and Porlieria chilensis in Central Chile Matorral or forms pure stands.,.[1][2] Traditionally Senna, a genus including 250 species, was classified as Cassia. Near 200 species appear in South America,[3] fourteen of them in Chile .[4]

Senna
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Golden Senna -Senna candolleana
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Senna

Species

S. candolleana

UsesEdit

This evergreen shrub, 5 to 6 feet tall (1.5-1.8 m), 6 feet wide (1.8 m); dark green leaves is suitable as ornamental.

Other websitesEdit

http://www.ildis.org/LegumeWeb/6.00/taxa/12954.shtml

ReferencesEdit

  1. Rojas, M. 2007. Análisis y seguimiento de las medidas ambientales asociadas a proyectos, que intervienen vegetación, calificados en el sistema de impacto ambiental.[permanent dead link]
  2. Tapia, D. 2005. Propuestas de intervención silviculturales con fines de rehabilitación en la Quebrada de la Plata, Región Metropolitana. on line
  3. Schütz Rodrigues R et al. 2005. O gênero Senna (Leguminosae, Caesalpinioideae) no Rio Grande do Sul, Brasil Acta Botanica Brasilica19, 1.
  4. Zoellner O, C. San Martín, 1983-1985. Anales del Museo de Historia Natural, 16, 15.