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Cassia alata, Cassia bracteata, Cassia herpetica, Cassia rumphiana, Herpetica alata
Candle bush, candelabra bush, candletree
Senna alata is an important medicinal tree, as well as an ornamental flowering plant in the subfamily Caesalpinioideae. It also known as emperor's candlesticks, candle bush, candelabra bush, Christmas candles, empress candle plant, ringworm shrub, or candletree. A remarkable species of Senna, it was sometimes separated in its own genus, Herpetica.
Candle bush (Senna alata)(?) in Dahl Al Hamam Park at Al Markhiya Street. Doha, Qatar, April 26, 2016
Al Markhiya St, Doha, Qatar
QNHG (Qatar Natural History Group) and associated people, for a possibility to participate in their field excursions and to learn about local nature.