Senna siamea (PROSEA)

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Senna siamea (Lamk) Irwin & Barneby


Synonyms

  • Cassia siamea Lamk.

Vernacular names

  • Kassod tree, Thai copper pod (En)
  • Indonesia: johar (Sumatra, Java)
  • Malaysia: johor, juah, petai belalang (Peninsular)
  • Philippines: Thailand shower (En)
  • Cambodia: ângkanh'
  • Laos: 'khi2'lek
  • Thailand: khi lek ban (northern), khi lek yai (central), phak chili (northern)
  • Vietnam: muồng.

Distribution

S. siamea is native to India, Burma (Myanmar), Indo-China, Thailand, perhaps also Peninsular Malaysia and Sumatra, but is planted throughout the tropics.