return to: checklist; keys; family Fabaceae subfamily Caesalpinioideae

Chamaecrista glandulosa (L.) Green. (syn: Cassia flavicoma HBK)

Annual herb; stems sparsely branched; leaves alternate, pinnately compound; petiole with a prominent stalked gland below the first pair of leaflets; leaflets numerous; flowers axillary, each subtended by a pair of small bracts; flower buds sharp-pointed; sepals greenish-yellow; petals yellow, asymmetrical; legume fruits flat, elastically dehiscent.

Additional images: