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Senna alata (L.) Roxb.


Cassia alata, Cassia bracteata, Cassia herpetica, Cassia rumphiana, Herpetica alata

Common names

Candle bush, candelabra bush, candletree

Extract from Wikipedia article

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.

LinkCandle bush (Senna alata)(?) in Dahl Al Hamam Park at Al Markhiya Street. Doha, Qatar, April 26, 2016
Location on mapsAl Markhiya St, Doha, Qatar


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