Manipur Forest Flora
A Comprehensive Database of Ligneous Plants of Manipur (India)
Designed & Developed by Forest Research Institute, Dehradun

Complete Taxonomic details of Species: Senna tora (L.) Roxb.

Family: Caesalpiniaceae Genus: Senna¬† Species: Senna tora (L.) Roxb.






Synonym Cassia tora L., Cassia obtusifolia Flower Color Yellow - Orange
Common Name Pot Cassia, Stinking Cassia, Chinese senna Flower Type Raceme
English / Trade Name Foetid cassia, The Sickle Senna, Wild Senna Flowering Period Jan-March
Vernacular /Local Name Thaunum Namthibi Fruiting Period Jan-March
Altitude Upto 1400m Fruit Type Pod
Habit Tree Fruit Details The linear pods grow to 8 inches long and contain many shiny, angular seeds
Habitat Occurs in plains from the coast in low lying places, river banks, fallow fields and wastelands Bark Type Fissured
Distribution India to Polynesia Bark Details The outer surface of stem bark is greenish brown in colour fissures V shaped
Distribution in manipur Eastern Origin Native
    Leaf Type Compound
    Leaf Arrangement Opposite (leaves in pairs along stem)
    Leaf Shape Obovate
Description of Species The plant can grow 30-90 centimeters high and consists of alternative pinnate leaves with leaflets mostly with three opposite pairs that are obovate in shape with a rounded tip Leaf Details The leaves are arranged spirally and usually have three pairs of symmetrically egg-shaped leaflets up to 2 inches long.

Specimen's Details / Live Plants Details

No Specimen Found