The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

Cassia

The genus Cassia is in the family Leguminosae in the major group Angiosperms (Flowering plants).

Statistics are at the end of the page.

Species in Cassia

See "Status", "Confidence level", "Source" for definitions.

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied Infra. rec.
Cassia abbreviata Oliv. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14 2
Cassia acacalis Royle Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cassia aciphylla A.Gray Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Cassia acisperma Schrank ex Colla Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cassia adenopoda Miq. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cassia aegyptiaca Willd. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cassia aethiopica Guibourt Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cassia afrofistula Brenan Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Cassia afzeliana Vogel Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cassia agnes (de Wit) Brenan Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Cassia aldabrensis Hemsl. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Cassia amara hort. ex Gentil Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Cassia amoena Buch.-Ham. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cassia angolensis Hiern Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Cassia aprica Vell. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cassia arereh Delile Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Cassia aristatella (Pennell) Cory Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cassia arowana M.R.Schomb. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cassia artemisiifolia R.Br. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cassia artemisioides DC. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Cassia artensis Beauvis. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cassia atroreticulata Chiov. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cassia aubrevillei Pellegr. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Cassia augustisiliqua Chapm. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Cassia aurita Collad. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cassia bakeriana Craib Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Cassia barbinervis (Pittier) Pittier Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Cassia barclayana Sweet Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14 1
Cassia barrenfieldii Colla Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cassia batramensis Steud. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Cassia bequaerti De Wild. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Cassia berryana Voigt Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cassia bifolia Pers. ex Pittier Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Cassia bifora L. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cassia bonariensis Colla Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cassia bonplandia Rojas Acosta Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Cassia brachystachys Harms ex Glaz. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Cassia bracteosa Welw. ex W.Bull Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cassia bracteosa Lassen Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cassia brewsteri F.Muell. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Cassia brewsteri (F. Muell.) F. Muell. ex Benth. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Cassia buchanani Kostel Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Cassia buchananii Kostel. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cassia bulbotricha Taub. ex Glaz. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cassia burmanni Wall. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cassia burmanni Wight Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cassia burmannii DC. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Cassia burttii Baker f. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Cassia cafesiana Rojas Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Cassia canaliculata R.Br. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cassia cardiosperma F.Muell. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Cassia carringtoniana Torre Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cassia castiglionia Collad. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cassia charlesiana Symon Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Cassia chatelainiana Gaudich. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Cassia chinensis Lam. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cassia ciliaris Collad. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cassia circinnata Benth. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Cassia cladophylla W.Fitzg. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Cassia concinna Benth. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Cassia confusa Phil. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cassia conspicua (G. Don) Vogel Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Cassia coronilloides Benth. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Cassia × corymbosa Larrañaga Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cassia costata J.F.Bailey & C.T.White Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Cassia cowanii H.S.Irwin & Barneby Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14 2
Cassia coymbosa Ortega Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cassia cruikshanksii Hook. & Arn. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cassia curvistyla J.M.Black Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Cassia cuthbertsonii F.Muell. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Cassia cyclophora Boivin ex Ghesq. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Cassia darmiens Vell. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cassia decipiens Desv. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cassia decipiens Griseb. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cassia delagoensis Harv. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cassia deplanchei Benth. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cassia desolata F.Muell. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14 2
Cassia × desolata F.Muell. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cassia disperma Vell. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cassia droogmansiana De Wild. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cassia eglandulosa Dum.Cours. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cassia ehrenbergii Bisch. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cassia elongata Lemaire-Lis. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cassia eremophila Vogel Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Cassia fastuosa Benth. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Cassia fastuosa Willd. ex Vogel Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Cassia ferraria Symon Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Cassia ferruginea (Schrad.) DC. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Cassia fieldii Colla Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cassia fikifiki Aubrév. & Pellegr. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cassia fimbriata Noronha Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Cassia fistula L. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Cassia × floribunda Cav. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cassia floribunda Collad. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Cassia florifera Herrera Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cassia fluminensis Vell. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cassia forsan Harms ex Hoehne Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Cassia forskalii Royle Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Cassia fraseri A.Cunn. ex Vogel Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cassia gamaensis Glaz. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Cassia glandulifera Reinw. ex Steud. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cassia glanduliflora Reinw. ex Blume Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cassia goniodes Benth. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Cassia gracillima Welw. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cassia gracillima Benth. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cassia grandis L.f. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Cassia granitica Baker f. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cassia graveolens Colla Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cassia guineensis G.Don Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cassia gygophylloides Taub. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Cassia hamersleyensis Symon Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Cassia harneyi Specht Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Cassia helmsii Symon Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Cassia heptanthera F.Muell. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cassia heteroloba T.L.Mitch. ex Lindl. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cassia heterophylla Walp. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Cassia hibbertiana Steud. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Cassia hintonii Sandwith Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Cassia hippophallus Capuron Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Cassia hirta Willd. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cassia × homophylla Hoffmanns. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cassia homophylla Hoffmanns. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Cassia hornemannii DC. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cassia × hybrida Ten. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cassia ilidorea Benth. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Cassia indochinensis (Gagnep.) V.Singh Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cassia javanica L. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14 4
Cassia johannae Vatke Accepted L ILDIS 2010-07-14
Cassia kethulleana De Wild. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cassia ketschta Hasselq. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cassia kituiensis Vatke Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cassia kuhlmannii Hoehne Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cassia kuntzei Hosseus Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cassia kuntzii Hosseus Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Cassia lancangensis Y.Y. Qian Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Cassia lancifolia Colla Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cassia laxiflora Benth. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cassia leiandra Benth. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Cassia lenitiva Bisch. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cassia leptoclada Benth. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Cassia leptophylla Vogel Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Cassia leschenaultii Wall. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cassia leucocephala Sensu Bailey Accepted L ILDIS 2010-07-14
Cassia leucoxylon Klotzsch Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Cassia ligustrinoides Schrank Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cassia longifolia Steud. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Cassia lucida Dehnh. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cassia luerssenii Domin Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Cassia × luerssenii Domin Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cassia madagascariensis Bojer Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Cassia magnifolia F.Muell. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Cassia manicula Symon Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Cassia mannii Oliv. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Cassia mariquitensis Mutis Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cassia marksiana (Bailey) Domin Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Cassia medica Forssk. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cassia medica Vell. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cassia medicinalis Bisch. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cassia midas H.S.Irwin & Barneby Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Cassia milleri Collad. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cassia mimosa Noronha Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Cassia minutiflora León Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Cassia modosa Buch.-Ham. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Cassia monserratensis Lundell Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Cassia mornicola Urb. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cassia moschata Kunth Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Cassia mucronulosa (Pittier) J.F. Macbr. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Cassia multisiliqua J.F. Gmel. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Cassia myriophylla Wall. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cassia nealiae H.S.Irwin & Barneby Accepted L ILDIS 2010-07-14
Cassia × nealiae H.S.Irwin & Barneby Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cassia nemophila Vogel Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Cassia neocaledonica Vieill. ex Guillaumin Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Cassia neurophylla W.Fitzg. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Cassia notabilis F.Muell. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Cassia nummularia Vahl ex DC. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cassia obtusata Hayne Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cassia oligoclada F.Muell. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Cassia oligophylla F.Muell. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Cassia oocarpa Baker Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cassia oppositifolia Glaz. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Cassia orientalis Pers. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cassia ornithopodioides Steud. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cassia ovata Mérat & Lens ex Geiger Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cassia pachycalyx Vogel Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cassia palmata Wall. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cassia pancheri Vieill. ex Guillaumin Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Cassia papulosa Hoffmanns. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cassia parviflora Sessé & Moc. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cassia parvifolia Wender. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cassia pencana Phil. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cassia peruviana Vogel Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cassia phyllodinea R.Br. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Cassia pilidens Steud. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cassia pilocarina Symon Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Cassia pinnata Voigt Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cassia pinoi (Britton & Rose) Lundell Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Cassia pistaciaefolia Kunth Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Cassia platypoda R.Br. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cassia pleurocarpa F.Muell. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Cassia polyadura Fawc. & Rendle Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Cassia polymorpha Harms Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Cassia porturegalensis Bancr. ex Macfad. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cassia pruinosa F.Muell. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Cassia pseudo-nictitans Hance Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Cassia psilocarpa Welw. Accepted L ILDIS 2010-07-14
Cassia pulcherrima Dehnh. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cassia purgans Steud. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cassia purpurea Roxb. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Cassia quadriflora Vogel Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cassia queenslandica C.T.White Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Cassia ramiflora Vogel Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cassia ramosissima Kunth Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cassia regia Standl. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Cassia × regia Standl. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Cassia renigera Benth. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Cassia retusa Vogel Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Cassia riedelii Benth. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cassia robinioides Willd. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cassia rogeonii Ghesq. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cassia roxburghiana Graham Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cassia roxburghii DC. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Cassia rubriflora Ducke Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Cassia rugeoni A. Chev. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Cassia rupicola Benth. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cassia rusa M.Martens & Galeotti Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cassia ruscifolia Jacq. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cassia sabak Delile Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cassia sagera Lam. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cassia saltiana Steud. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cassia schimperi Steud. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cassia schinifolia A.DC. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cassia schomburgkii Klotzsch ex Schomburgk Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Cassia schultesii Colla Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cassia selerocarpa Vogel Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Cassia sieberi C.Presl Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cassia sieberiana DC. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Cassia simplicifolia Desv. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cassia sinensis J.F. Gmel. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Cassia solimoesensis H.S.Irwin Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cassia sophora Collad. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Cassia spruceana Benth. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Cassia stowardii S.Moore Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Cassia stricta (E. Mey.) Steud. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Cassia stuhlmannii Taub. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cassia sturtii R.Br. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Cassia × sturtii R.Br. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cassia succedana Bellardi ex DC. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Cassia surinamensis Dehnh. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cassia swartzioides Ducke Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14 1
Cassia tarda Noronha Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Cassia taubertiana Harms Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cassia teretifolia R.Cunn. ex Lindl. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cassia teretiuscula F.Muell. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cassia tetrafoliata Desv. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cassia tettensis Bolle Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cassia thunbergiana Blume ex Miq. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cassia thyrsoidea Brenan Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Cassia tola L. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Cassia tomentella (Benth.) Domin Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Cassia tortiramis Pittier Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Cassia torulosa Poir. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cassia trachypus Mart. ex Benth. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Cassia transversali-seminata De Wild. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cassia tuberculata Collad. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cassia tula Desv. ex Steud. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cassia ulei H. Irwin & D. Rogers Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Cassia umbellata Bertol. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cassia umbellata Rchb. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cassia unica Schery Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cassia ursinoides Harms ex Luetzelb. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cassia venusta F.Muell. Accepted H ILDIS 2010-07-14
Cassia vernicifolia Taub. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Cassia viciaefolia Benth. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Cassia vulgaris Roxb. ex Steud. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Cassia xanthocoma Miq. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23

Statistics

The Plant List includes 326 scientific plant names of species rank for the genus Cassia. Of these 90 are accepted species names.

The Plant List includes a further 46 scientific plant names of infraspecific rank for the genus Cassia. We do not intend The Plant List to be complete for names of infraspecific rank. These are primarily included because names of species rank are synonyms of accepted infraspecific names.

Species names

The status of the 326 species names for the genus Cassia recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of binomial name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 90 27.6%
Synonym 48 14.7%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 188 57.7%

All names

The status of the 372 names (including infraspecific names) for the genus Cassia recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of all name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 101 27.2%
Synonym 76 20.4%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 195 52.4%

Of the species names,

A further 5 name records indicate where names have been misapplied.

The confidence with which the status of the 326 species names recorded in The Plant List for the genus Cassia, are assigned as follows:

Confidence level Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Total
High confidence 72 41 0 0 113 34.7%
Medium confidence 14 5 0 0 19 5.8%
Low confidence 4 2 0 188 194 59.5%

The source of the species name records found in The Plant List for the genus Cassia is as follows:

Source of record Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Misapplied Total
ILDIS 76 41 0 0 5 117 35.9%
Tropicos 14 7 0 46 0 67 20.6%
WCSP (in review) 0 0 0 142 0 142 43.6%