Place of Publication
Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 35(1-2): 336-337 (1982)
"Chile: Valparaíso, Valparaíso; anno 1832", Cuming 708 (Holotype: K Isotypes: E, BM).
Irwin & Barneby (1982)
Irwin, H.S. and Barneby, R.C. 1982. The American Cassiinae. A synoptical revision of Leguminosae tribe Cassieae subtribe Casiinae in the New World. Memoirs of The New York Botanical Garden 35:(1-2):1-98
Distribution and habitat
Central Chile from Coquimbo to Ñuble. Grows in coastal woodlands, sometimes in deep shade and usually below 500 meters above sea-level.
- Irwin & Barneby (1982)
Evergreen shrub to 1-3.5 m tall. Flowering from August to December.
Secondary venation of leaflets prominent on both surfaces. The foliage tends to be a darker green than that of Senna stipulacea var. stipulacea.