Occurrence (Special Areas) : Gujarat Forestry Research Foundation, Indroda Park, Ayurvedic Udyan, Sarita Udyan, Van Chetana Kendra, Aranya Van
About Senna auriculata Plant :
Habit : A much-branched shrub.
Leaves : Paripinnate, leaflets 8-12 pairs, each pair with an erect, linear gland between them, oblong, obovate, obtuse or emarginated, mucronate, base rounded, stipules large, leafy, obliquely cordate, reflexed.
Inflorescence : Axillary corymbose racemes.
Large, showy, yellow, bracteates, bracts ovate.
Calyx segments concave, petals 5, long-clawed, crisp-margined, veined with orange.
Stamens 10, the 3 upper sterile.
Fruit : Pods flat, thin, papery, oblong, obtuse, depressed between the seeds.