coffee senna


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Related to coffee senna: Senna occidentalis
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Noun1.coffee senna - very leafy malodorous tropical weedy shrub whose seeds have been used as an adulterant for coffeecoffee senna - very leafy malodorous tropical weedy shrub whose seeds have been used as an adulterant for coffee; sometimes classified in genus Cassia
senna - any of various plants of the genus Senna having pinnately compound leaves and showy usually yellow flowers; many are used medicinally
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In some poor countries the dried mature beans of C occidentalis may be roasted and a "coffee" made out of it, hence the synonym coffee senna.
When dried parts of little-known legumes like coffee senna, sun hemp, and jack beans were mixed into potting soils, scientists got reductions as high as 89 percent in the number of nematode galls on the roots of test tomato plants.