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Cassia L.
Sennat? Senna?
Cassia, Biota of North America Program (query database) [BONAP]

Foodplants for Acherontia lachesis, Acraea ventura, Anabasis ochrodesma, Anthene seltuttus affinis, Aphrissa statira, Ascalapha (bombyx) odorata, Biston suppressaria, Calliteara horsfieldii, Catopsilia florella, C. pomona, C. pyranthe, C. pyranthe, C. scylla, Cigaritis victoriae, Coeliades libeon, Colias eurytheme, Cusiala raptaria, Deudorix antalus, Ectropis bhurmitra, Eurema alitha, E. arbela gratiosa, E. blanda, E. brigitta, E. hecabe, E. hecabe, E. hecabe, E. hecabe contubernalis, E. lisa, E. mexicana, E. nicippe, Gesta gesta, Lesmone formularis, Lymantria ganara, Olene mendosa, Orgyia postica, O. turbata, O. vetusta, Phalera raya, Phoebis agarithe, P. philea, P. sennae, Polyura pyrrhus, Proteides mercurius, Psamatodes abydata, P. abydata, Rhodogastria amasis, Stauropus alternus, Synargis mycone, Theope publius?

I've some confusion between Cassia and Senna, beware!


Cassia marilandica L.
Wild Senna
Cassia marilandica ; [GMBOT, 504]

Cassia medsgeri Shafer
Wild Senna
?Cassia acuminata Moench
Cassia Medsgeri ; [GMBOT, 505]

Cassia tora L.
'Sirppikassia'
Cassia Tora ; [GMBOT, 505]

Foodplant for Catopsilia pomona pomona, C. pyranthe pyranthe, C. scylla cornelia, Eurema hecabe hobsoni


Cassia obtusifolia L.
'Afrikankassia' Sicklepod
Cassia obtusifolia ; [GMBOT, 505 (as syn. of C. tora)]

Foodplant for Anabasis ochrodesma, Catopsilia scylla, C. scylla cornelia, Phoebis sennae


Cassia occidentalis L.
Cassia occidentalis ; [GMBOT, 505]

Foodplant for Anatrachyntis badia, Catopsilia florella, C. pomona pomona, C. pyranthe pyranthe, Fundella pellucens, Saenura flava


Cassia chamaecrista L.
Partridge Pea
Cassia Chamaecrista ; [GMBOT, 505]
Cassia Chamaecrista var. robusta ; [GMBOT, 505]

Cassia depressa Pollard
Cassia depressa ; [GMBOT, 505]

Cassia nictitans L.
'Tuntokassia' Sensitive Partridgepea Wild Sensitive Plant
Cassia nictitans ; [GMBOT, 505]

 

Cassia artemisioides Gaud.
Feathery cassia

Foodplant for Jalmenus icilius


Cassia fasciculata
Showy partridgepea
 

Cassia fistula L.
India. See [About maps] Cassia Pods

Foodplant for Anabasis ochrodesma, Anthene lycaenoides, A. seltuttus, Candalides absimilis, Catopsilia pomona, C. pomona pomona, C. pyranthe?, C. pyranthe pyranthe, C. scylla, C. scylla cornelia, Charaxes castor flavifasciatus, Cydia tonosticha, Eurema smilax, E. smilax, Hypolycaena phorbas, Polyura pyrrhus sempronius, Zamarada baliata


Cassia acutifolia Del.
N.Africa, Egypt, East Tropical Africa. See [About maps] Alexandrian Senna

Cassia angustifolia Vahl
Arabia - India. See [About maps] Indian Senna


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References:
[About maps]
Warning! The maps are automatically generated from the textual information, and the process does not always produce acceptable result; See about maps for more info.
[BONAP]
A Synonymized Checklist of the Vascular Flora of the United States, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands; A data base interface; BONAP U.S. Checklist - 1998; Provided by TAMU-BWG; Texas A & M Bioinformatics Working Group; Based on; Biota of North America Program
[GMBOT]
Robinson, Benjamin, Fernald, Lyndon, 1908; Gray's New Manual of Botany (7th edition); A Handbook of the Flowering Plants and Ferns of the Central and Northeastern United States and adjacent Canada; American Book Company


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