Cassia fistula L.

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Growth form(s): Tree.
Insects associated with this species: Syllepte ovialis (Larval food plant)
Charaxes castor flavifasciatus (Larval foodplant)
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Brummitt, R.K., Chikuni, A.C., Lock, J.M. & Polhill, R.M. (2007). Leguminosae Subfamily Caesalpinioideae Flora Zambesiaca 3(2) Page 164.

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Flora of Mozambique: cultivated Cassia fistula
Flora of Zimbabwe: cultivated Cassia fistula

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Cassia fistula
African Plant Database: Cassia fistula
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Cassia fistula
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Cassia fistula
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Cassia fistula
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iNaturalist: Cassia fistula
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Cassia fistula
JSTOR Plant Science: Cassia fistula
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Cassia fistula
Plants of the World Online: Cassia fistula
Tropicos: Cassia fistula
Wikipedia: Cassia fistula

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Malawi: Cultivated Plants: Species information: Cassia fistula., retrieved 18 May 2024

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