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Seven Golden Candlesticks

Halbi Name seven-golden-candlesticks-1
Main Photo of The Weed
Vernacular name Bada Senna
Scientific name Cassia alata (L.)
Family Leguminaceae
Season Perennial
Description
Plant
Leaves Leaves are simple pinnate, spirally arranged, 30-60 cm long, with 8-20 pairs of leaflets that are oblong and 5-12 x 2.5-5-5 cm. Photo Gallery
Flower seven-golden-candlesticks-3seven-golden-candlesticks-2
Fruit/ seed Pods green turning black with 4 winged, kite-shaped seeds hanging out on a short stalk.
Habitat and distribution Roadside, waste land and residential areas
Flowering and fruiting September to October
Associated with Roadsie flora
Habit A staggering shrub that up to 3.5 m or more high.
Inflorescence Flowers-yellow, in erect narrow bunches. When in buds, the flowers are concealed within swollen orange bracts, 7 flowering spikes.

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