Senna pallida

Senna pallida

Cassia biflora

(Twin-flowered Cassia)

FAMILY

Fabaceae / Caesalpiniaceae

Species

Senna pallida (syn. Cassia biflora)

Common name

Twin-flowered cassia

Flower colour; life form

Yellow; shrub

Campus

Townsville

Description

This spreading shrub comes from southern United States, it has pinnate leaves with 4-14 pairs of leaflets. The flowers to 4 cm wide have 5 yellow petals and 7 stamens occur in pairs. Pod to 10 cm long. Cultivars are registered.