Monographs Details: Cassia chaetostegia var. chaetostegia
Authors:Howard S. Irwin, Rupert C. Barneby
Authority: Irwin, Howard S. & Barneby, Rupert C. 1978. Monographic studies in Cassia (Leguminosae, Caesalpinioideae). III. Sections Absus and Grimaldia. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 30: 1-300.
Family:Caesalpiniaceae
Description:Species Description - Lvs 4-9 cm; lfts of middle cauline and upper lvs 10-16 pairs, mostly ovate to ovate- elliptic apiculate 5-21 x 2.5-16(-19) mm, puberulent or villosulous on both faces, the margin villous-ciliolate or sometimes also minutely setulose; pubescence otherwise as given in key. — Collections: 3.

Distribution and Ecology - Steep hillside campo and gallery-margin, 1100—1200 m, known only from the vicinity of the type-locality on Chapada da Contagem in Distrito Federal. — Fl. Xll-ll. BRASIL. Distrito Federal: Corrego Covanças near Chapada da Contagem, ±20 km n.-e. of Brasilia, 1000 m, 10.1.1966 (fl), Irwin, Souza & Reis dos Santos 11541.

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Distribution:Brazil South America| Distrito Federal Brazil South America|

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