Cassia siamea Lam.
Sciacassia siamea (Lam.) Britton ex Britton & Rose
Family: Fabaceae - Pea family
Growth Habit: Tree
Bangla/Vernacular Name: Minuri, Bara Kalkesunda, Eskikoroi.
Tribal Name: Minjiri (Marma).
A medium to large tree. Leaflets elliptic-oblong. Flowers yellow. Pods flat, thickened at suture.
An infusion of the flowers is taken for the treatment of abdominal tumours and flowers are also eaten as a vegetable (Marma).
The leaves are used as leafy vegetables (Marma).
Senna siamea (Lam.) H. S. Irwin & Barneby
Planted in many districts of Bangladesh.
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