EPPO Global Database

Senna tora(CASTO)

Overview
Last modification: 2002-09-15

Basic information
  • EPPO code: CASTO
  • Preferred name: Senna tora
  • Authority: (Linnaeus) Roxburgh

Notes

Area of origin unknown. A widespread weed, which can be used as a vegetable, as the basis of beverages, and medicinally. Present in eastern Europe, Russian Far East, Western Asia, Indian subcontinent, China (including Taiwan), Japan, Korea, southeast Asia, equatorial Africa, Madagascar, Central America, New Guinea, Australia

WSSA list of weeds in North America


Other scientific names
Name Authority
Cassia tora Linnaeus
Emelista tora (Linnaeus) Britton & Rose

Common names
Name Language
coffee pod English
coffee weed English (US)
foetid cassia English
peanut weed English
sicklepod English (US)
sickle senna English (US)
sickle wild sensitive plant English
tora English
Gemüsekassie German
cassie sauvage French
fausse pistache French
herbe pistache French
caña fistula Spanish (CO)
chilinchil Spanish (CO)
frijolilla Spanish (ES)
guanina Spanish (CU)
mamuri Spanish (AR)
matapasto Spanish (CU)
cassia selvatica Italian
fedegoso-branco Portuguese (BR)
matapasto-liso Portuguese (BR)
エビスグ Japanese
ebisugusa Japanese
кассия тора Russian
сенна александрийскся Russian
jué míng Chinese
决明 Chinese