Chamaecrista pumila (Lam.) K. Larsen (= Cassia pumila Lam.)

DeFilipps, Robert A. & Krupnick, Gary A., 2018, The medicinal plants of Myanmar, PhytoKeys 102, pp. 1-341: 81

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3897/phytokeys.102.24380

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scientific name

Chamaecrista pumila (Lam.) K. Larsen (= Cassia pumila Lam.)
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Chamaecrista pumila (Lam.) K. Larsen (= Cassia pumila Lam.) 

Names.

Hawaiian: chota aura

Range.

Tropical Asia, tropical Africa and Australia. In Myanmar found in Yangon.

Use.

Seed: A laxative.

Note.

The medicinal use of this species, as well as those of several other members of the genus, is noted in Perry (1980).

Reference.

Perry (1980).