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Senna Sophera. Bar medeluwa Ass ,. Kasaundi Hindi ,. Overview Overview Diagnostic Diagnostic Keys. CC BY. A structured diagnostic description using dichotomic or multientrance keys. Nomenclature and Classification Nomenclature and Classification.
Defines and describes life history of a living organism, meaning the course of obligatory developmental transformations in an organism from fertilised zygote to maturity. Also discusses timing, though morphology of each form would be better placed in the field for Morphology.
Describes biorhythms - those states or conditions characterised by regular repetition in time, whether on the scale of seconds, hours, days, or seasons. It could also cover phenomena such as "plant flowering" or "chewing rates". Life cycles are treated in the field for Life Cycle. Seasonal migration and reproduction are usually treated separately.
Describes reproductive physiology and behavior, including mating and life history variables. Includes cues, strategies, restraints, rates. Life Expectancy. Any information on longevity, including the average period an organism can be expected to survive. Describes growth rates, allometries, parameters known to be predictive, morphometrics. Can also include hypotheses of paedomorphy or neoteny, etc.
It is a common weed occurring in roadsides, wastelands. Shrub attaining a height of cm. Stem glabrous, greenish, round. Leaves glabrous, pinnately compound, stipulate, opposite, pairs of leaflet, 3. Inflorescence short axillary cyme and terminal few flowered panicle. Flower bracteate, bract ovate-lanceolate, mm long, peduncle cm long.
Sepals 5 short, pubescent, connate at the base, 0. Androecium stamen 10, 3 staminoids, mm long, remaining 7 are perfect, 3 long and 4 short, mm long filament, mm long anther. Gynoecium carpel 1, monocarpellary, ovary pubescent, Fruit pods swallon, slightly curved, glabrous, cm long, seeds numerous, ovoid. Describes the general appearance of the taxon; e.
May be referred to as or include habit, defined as the characteristic mode of growth or occurrence associated to its environment, particularly for plants. Comprising its size, shape, texture and orientation. Example: tree, shrubs, herbs. May also be referred to include anatomy. Field Tips Petiole and stem reddish in colour. Foetid when bruised. Flower In axillary and terminal racemes, yellow. Flowering throughout the year. Fruit A pod, terete, brown when mature.
Seeds many, compressed, brown. Fruiting throughout the year. Miscellaneous Details. Preferred food plant of Emigrant butterflies. Bark, leaves and seeds used in traditional medicine. Miscellaneus: notes attached to the taxon information. General description of the sites where the species is found ecosystem, forest, environment or microhabitat. Includes realm e. Also includes information referring to territorial extension of the individual or group in terms of its activities feeding, mating, etc.
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Leaves eaten as vegetable. Caterpillars are found on this plant. Encyclopedia of Life EOL. An extensive botanical survey conducted in Paderu, Narsipatnam and Chintapalli forest areas in Visa Title : Seasonal diversity of butterflies and their larval food plants in the surroundings of upper Neora Vall Seasonal butterfly diversity in the adjacent areas of the upper Neora Valley National Park, a part
Cassia sophera / Sena sophera / কলকাসুন্দি
General features: The shrub is commonly known by the name Sena sophera. Its English name is Cassia sophera C sophera. It is a tropical plant that normally grows in the wastelands or forests. It is a genus of Cassia Linn and belonging to Fabaceae family Caesalpiniaceae subfamily. There are about species widely distributed all over India and other tropical regions of the world.
Leaves, seeds, bark—cathartic; considered specific for ringworm and other skin diseases bark may cause dermatitis ; used for bronchitis and asthma. A paste of leaves is used for treating piles. An infusion of fresh leaves, with sugar, is given in jaundice. Plant is spasmolytic. Alcoholic extract of leaves is intestinal and bronchial muscle relaxant.