EPPO Global Database

Senna didymobotrya(CASDI)

Code created in: 2002-09-15

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: CASDI
  • Preferred name: Senna didymobotrya
  • Authority: (Fresenius) Irwin & Barneby


Central and eastern Africa (from Sudan to Angola and Mozambique). Cultivated as an ornamental. Introduced in Western Asia, India, Sri Lanka, China, Malesia, South Africa, Madagascar, Caribbean, South America (Ecuador), New Guinea, Australia

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Cassia didymobotrya Fresenius

Common names
Name Language
African senna English
candelabra tree English
peanut-butter cassia English
popcorn bush English
popcorn cassia English
popcorn senna English
Erdnußkassie German
geflügelte Kassie German
кассия парнокистевая Russian
сенна двугроздьевидная Russian
сенна найробская Russian
сенна парнокистевая Russian
cháng suì jué míng Chinese
长穗决明 Chinese