Cassia dimidiata Ham. ex D. Don
Perennial shrub, branches pilose, hairs spreading or not. Leaves stipulate, stipules lateral, lanceolate, c. 1 cm long; leaf c. 5-9 cm long, rachis canaliculate. Petiole c. 2-4 mm. Gland cupuliferous, sessile, situated on the rachis, c. 1 mm from lowest pair of leaflets. Leaflets 13-24 pairs, c. 8-14 mm long, c. 2-2.5 mm broad, entire, cuspidate, glabrous, rarely pilose below, wide on one side. Flowers yellow, solitary axillary, pedicel 3-4 cm long; bracteoles 2.2-3 mm long, alternate, the upper situated c. 2-5 mm from the calyx base. Sepals 5, c. 6-7.5 mm long, pilose. Petals c. 9-10 mm, obtuse. Stamens 10, sometimes 7. Legume c. 3-4 cm long, 4 mm broad, pilose. Seeds c. 12.
Fl. Per.: August-September.
Type: In Nepalia, Wallich (G-DC-not seen).
Distribution: W. Pakistan, Punjab; India (Uttar Pradesh, Madras, Mysore); Bhutan; Nepal.