Chamaecrista

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Contains 8 accepted taxa overall.

Family:FABACEAE
Common Name:SENSITIVE PEA
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Classification

Division
Class
Sub Class
Order FABALES
FamilyFABACEAE
Genus Chamaecrista

Citation

Citation CHAMAECRISTA Moench, Methodus 272. 1794.
Basionym: **
Type: TYPE: Chamaecrista nictitans (Linnaeus) Moench (Cassia nictitans Linnaeus)

** Not applicable or data not available.

Species

Scientific NameCommon NameHerbarium SpecimensPhotos
Chamaecrista deeringiana  
Chamaecrista fasciculata PARTRIDGE PEA
Chamaecrista lineata var. keyensis NARROWPOD SENSITIVE PEA; KEY CASSIA
Chamaecrista nictitans SENSITIVE PEA
Chamaecrista nictitans var. aspera SENSITIVE PEA
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Genus Synonyms

SynonymFull CitationBasionymType
Dialanthera Dialanthera Rafinesque, Sylva Tellur. 127. 1838. TYPE: Dialanthera glandulosa (Linnaeus) Rafinesque (Cassia glandulosa Linnaeus)
Disterepta Disterepta Rafinesque, Sylva Tellur. 126. 1838. TYPE: Disterepta pilosa (Linnaeus) Rafinesque (Cassia pilosa Linnaeus)
Grimaldia Grimaldia Schrank, Bot. Zeitung (Regensburg) 4: 184. 1805. TYPE: Grimaldia apifera Schrank
Hepteireca Hepteireca Rafinesque, Sylva Tellur. 126. 1838. TYPE: Hepteireca glandulosa Rafinesque (Cassia glandulosa Hooker 1835, non Linnaeus 1759)
Nictitella Nictitella Rafinesque, Sylva Tellur. 128. 1838. TYPE: = Chamaecrista Moench 1794, by lectotypification.
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