Senna barronfieldii (Colla) Hewson APNI*
Synonyms: Senna odorata (Morris) Randell APNI*
Cassia odorata Morris APNI*
Description: Sprawling shrub to 2.5 m high.
Leaves 8–15 cm long; glands several, between all pinnae pairs; pinnae 8–13 pairs, lanceolate to elliptic, 10–30 mm long, 5–10 mm wide, apex obtuse acute or mucronate, glabrescent; petiole 6–14 mm long, often slightly winged.
Peduncle 3–9 cm, 3–5-flowered. Fertile stamens 10; anthers on filaments 1 mm long or a few longer (to 2–3 mm long).
Pod ± flat, 8–12 cm long, 5–6 mm wide, oval in section, without pith.
Flowering: spring and summer.
Distribution and occurrence: Grows in sclerophyll communities and on margins of rainforest, north from Bega district.
NSW subdivisions: NC, CC, SC, NT, CT, NWS
Other Australian states: Qld
Text by B. Wiecek; name updated L. Murray Aug 2012
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 2 (1991)
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