F. Muell., Fragm. Phyt.Ausl. 1:223 (1859) var. pleurocarpa.
Synonymy: Not Applicable
Common name: Smooth (or stripedpod) cassia, firebush, native senna.
Shrub, sometimes suckering and forming colonies, glabrous, sometimes glaucous; glands absent; leaflets 5-9 pairs, linear-oblong, often yellowish-green.
Flowers in terminal and axillary racemes; bracts obovate, deciduous; 3 stamens sterile, 7 fertile of which 2 are much longer than the others.
Pod 5-6 cm long, flat, oblong, with a raised longitudinal ridge interrupted between the seeds; seeds thick, cuneate-emarginate, wrinkled, their flattened face parallel to the valves, almost black.
Cunningham et al. (1982) Plants of western New South Wales, p. 381.
W.Aust.; N.T.: Qld; N.S.W.
Flowering time: in late winter and early summer.
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