Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium

Caesalpiniaceae: Senna

Leaves alternate, with stipules, pinnately once- or twice-compound. Flowers with one simple pistil which becomes the legume pod fruit. Flowers zygomorphic of 5 free or fused sepals and 5 free petals with 5-10 stamens.
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Flower Formula:  Sepals (5); Petals 5z Glossary

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Cercis
redbud
1 Photo of Cercis Small tree. Leaves simple. Pink small flowers in clusters along stem. Images   Information
Chamaecrista
partridge pea
1 Photo of Chamaecrista Yellow flowered herb. Flowers loosely arranged throughout the foliage. Images   Information
Senna
senna, sensitive-plant, sickle-pod
3 Photo of Senna Yellow flowered herb . Flowers mostly in tight clusters at top of plant. Images   Information
Gleditsia
locust
1 Photo of Gleditsia Tree with compound leaves. Flowers in compact raceme . Images   Information
Gymnocladus
coffee-tree
1 Photo of Gymnocladus Tree with compound leaves. Flowers in loose panicle . Images   Information


         
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