EPPO Global Database

Senna alexandrina(CASSE)

Code created in: 2002-09-15

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: CASSE
  • Preferred name: Senna alexandrina
  • Authority: Miller


Egypt and northeast Africa. Cultivated as a medicinal plant, imported into the Middle East and Mediterranean area, where it occurs as a casual 

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Cassia acutifolia Delile
Cassia alexandrina (Miller) Sprengel
Cassia angustifolia Vahl
Cassia lanceolata Forsskål
Cassia senna Linnaeus

Common names
Name Language
Alexandrian senna English
Congo senna English
Indian senna English
sharp-leaved senna English
Tinnevelly senna English
Mekka-Senna German
Senesstrauch German
Senna German
séné d'Egypte French
séné de la Mecque French
séné Tinevelly French
cassia a foglie strette Italian
senna Italian
senei mechuddad Hebrew
סֶנֶא מְחֻדָּד Hebrew