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Common name

English: Candlebrush

German: Kaiserin-Kerzenstrauch

Portuguese: Fedegoso Gigante

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2612)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2512)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2124)

      Order: Fabales (239)

        Family: Fabaceae (239)(family description)

          Genus: Cassia (4)

            Epithet: alata L. (6)

alata => winged, with wings

Characteristics

Climate: tropical

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: shrub

Flower colour: orange, yellow

External links

Check for Cassia alata at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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