Cassia tora | Senna tora

Common Name :Cassia tora Botanical name :Senna tora Family : Fabaceae

Cassia tora

Kingdom - Plantae

Species - tora

Order - Fabales

Genus - Senna

Synonym - Cassia obtusifolia

Height - 1.4 feet to 3 feet tall

Spread - Up to 1.5 feet wide

Type / Life cycle - Annual

Category - Herb

Flowers - Small, deep yellow, 5 petals with hairy bracts

Flowering season - Nov, Dec

Foliage - Deep green, smooth,hairy stems, grows in wild

Attracts - Birds, bees, butterflies

Origin / Native - South Asia

Maintenance - Full sun, part shade,medium care, easy to grow, average water, water daily

Propagation- Seeds

Uses - Ayurveda medicinal

Good for - Containers, borders, pots

Photographs: Guna Selvi Camera: Nikon D40x Location : Cubbon park, Bangalore[Bengaluru], Karnataka, India

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