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Common name

English: Mateloi

Mandarin: 山扁豆 (shan bian dou)

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2616)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2519)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2128)

      Order: Fabales (239)

        Family: Fabaceae (239)(family description)

          Genus: Chamaecrista (3)

            Epithet: mimosoides (L.) E.Greene (1)

Synonyms: Cassia angustissima Lam., Cassia mimosoides L., Cassia sensitiva Roxb.

angustissima => most narrow

mimosoides => like Mimosa

Characteristics

Climate: tropical

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: shrub

Flower colour: yellow

External links

Check for Chamaecrista mimosoides at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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