genus Senna


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Noun1.genus Senna - genus of shrubs and trees and herbs many of which are often classified as members of the genus Cassia
rosid dicot genus - a genus of dicotyledonous plants
Caesalpinioideae, subfamily Caesalpinioideae - alternative name in some classification systems for the family Caesalpiniaceae
senna - any of various plants of the genus Senna having pinnately compound leaves and showy usually yellow flowers; many are used medicinally
Cassia marilandica, Senna marilandica, wild senna - North American perennial herb; leaves are used medicinally; sometimes placed in genus Cassia
Cassia tora, Senna obtusifolia, sicklepod - cosmopolitan tropical herb or subshrub with yellow flowers and slender curved pods; a weed; sometimes placed in genus Cassia
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Among regional work with the genus Senna in Brazil are Lewis (1987) for Bahia; Lewis (1995) for Pico das Almas (Bahia); Rodrigues, Flores, Miotto and Baptista (2005) for Rio Grande do Sul; Dantas and Silva (2013) for Parque Estadual da Serra Dourada (Goias), and Rando, Hervencio, Souza, Giulietti and Pirani (2013) for Serra do Cipo (Minas Gerais).