Senna italica Mill. (= Cassia obtusa Roxb.)

DeFilipps, Robert A. & Krupnick, Gary A., 2018, The medicinal plants of Myanmar, PhytoKeys 102, pp. 1-341: 89-90

publication ID

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

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scientific name

Senna italica Mill. (= Cassia obtusa Roxb.)
status

 

Senna italica Mill. (= Cassia obtusa Roxb.) 

Names.

Myanmar: dangywe, kathaw-pok, nawnam, shan-kazaw. English: golden cassia.

Range.

Native to Chile. Widespread in Myanmar.

Use.

Leaf: Used as a laxative.

Note.

This species is used in East and Southeast Asian countries as a laxative ( Perry 1980).

Reference.

Nordal (1963).

Kingdom

Plantae

Phylum

Tracheophyta

Class

Magnoliopsida

Order

ORDO

Family

FAMILIA

Genus

Senna