return to: checklist; keys; family Fabaceae subfamily Caesalpinioideae

Senna atomaria (L.) H. S. Irwin & Barneby (syn: Cassia emarginata of Yucatan authors, not L.)

Tree; leaves alternate, once-pinnately compound, even-pinnate; leaflets elliptic, base rounded, margin entire, apex rounded; inflorescence a raceme; petals yellow; legume fruits elongate, flat, indehiscent.

Additional images:

Listed, as Cassia emarginata, as an important source of pollen and/or nectar for bees (Souza Novello 1981).