Monographs Details: Cassia swartzioides var. scarlatina (Ducke) H.S.Irwin & Barneby
Authors:Howard S. Irwin, Rupert C. Barneby
Authority: Irwin, Howard S. & Barneby, Rupert C. 1982. The American Cassiinae. A synoptical revision of Leguminosae tribe Cassieae subtrib Cassiinae in the New World. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 35, part 1: 1-454.
Synonyms:Cassia scarlatina Ducke
Description:Distribution and Ecology - Forest margins and riverbanks above flood-line, 120-600 m, scattered along the upper Amazon and its right tributaries between 55-77°W and 3-11°S, from Loreto (Alto Amazonas), Peru and w. Amazonas, Brazil, s. to the Madeira-Mamore basin in Rondonia, Brazil and adjacent Pando, Bolivia.—Fl. VII-XI(-I).
Illustration - Fls colored as given in key.—Collections: 9.—Fig. 3.
Relationships - Readily distinguished at anthesis from all Amazonian cassias except C. rubriflora by the vermilion flowers, and from the latter by the few large leaflets, agreeable perfume, and pandurate vexillum.
Loreto Peru South America
| Amazonas Brazil South America
| Rondônia Brazil South America
| Pando Bolivia South America