Long-tail Cassia

Scientific Name
Cassia abbreviata Oliv. subsp. beareana (Holmes) Brenan
Higher Classification
Cassia abbreviata Oliv. var. glabrifructifera Steyaert, Cassia abbreviata Oliv. var. granitica (Baker f.) Baker f., Cassia beareana Holmes, Cassia bequaertii De Wild., Cassia droogmansiana De Wild., Cassia granitica Baker f.
Common Names
Boontjieboom (a), Kersboom (a), Long-tail Cassia (e), Molepelepe (tw), Monêpênêpê (tw), Muboma (v), Mulambivhu (v), Muluma-nama (v), Muvhonelathangu (v), Peulboom (a), Peulbos (a), Sambokpeul (a), Sjambok Pod (e), Wild Senna (e)
National Status
Status and Criteria
Least Concern
Assessment Date
W. Foden & L. Potter
This taxon was not selected in any one of four screening processes for highlighting potential taxa of conservation concern for detailed assessment and was hence given an automated status of Least Concern. The Threatened Species Programme is currently systematically completing full assessments for all taxa with an automated status. If you disagree with this taxon's status, please contact the Threatened Species Programme at the link below.
Not endemic to South Africa
Provincial distribution
Limpopo, Mpumalanga
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Cassia abbreviata Oliv. subsp. beareana (Holmes) BrenanLeast Concern Raimondo et al. (2009)

Raimondo, D., von Staden, L., Foden, W., Victor, J.E., Helme, N.A., Turner, R.C., Kamundi, D.A. and Manyama, P.A. 2009. Red List of South African Plants. Strelitzia 25. South African National Biodiversity Institute, Pretoria.

Foden, W. & Potter, L. 2005. Cassia abbreviata Oliv. subsp. beareana (Holmes) Brenan. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version . Accessed on 2024/06/14

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