Monographs Details: Cassia chaetostegia var. obolaria H.S.Irwin & Barneby
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:Latin Diagnosis - Cassia chaetostegia Irwin & Barneby var. obolaria Irwin & Barneby, var. nov., a var. chaetostegia pube caulina setulis villisque subaequilongis composita, foliolis plerisque orbicularibus utrinque glabris remote setuloso-ciliatis (nec utraque facie margineque villosulis), petalis majoribus (16.5 nec ±13.5 mm usque longis) necnon legumine setis luteis sparsim hispido absimilis.

Distribution and Ecology - Open cerrado on rocky hillsides, near 1000 m, known only from the type-locality in the southern portion of Chapada dos Veadeiros, near Alto Paraiso, in e. centr. Goias near 14°S. - Fl. III-V. BRASIL. Goias: Chapada dos Veadeiros, in cerrado on rocky hillside with crystalline outcrops, 1000 m, ±35 km n. of Alto Paraiso (= Veadeiros), 13.111. 1969 (fl jun + fr imperfect), Irwin, Rets dos Santos, Souza & Fonseca 24275 —

Species Description - Lvs 5-15 cm; lfts 9-21 pairs, suborbicular emarginate or very broadly ovate-elliptic, mostly 5-26 mm diam and as wide as long, glabrous on both faces, the margin smooth or erratically setulose; pubescence as given in key. — Collection: 1.

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Distribution:Goiás Brazil South America| Brazil South America|