1. The Botanical Magazine
  2. The Botanical Magazine, Volume III

Cassia Chamæcrista

Dwarf Cassia
Class and Order
Decandria Monogynia
Generic Character
Calyx 5-phyllus. Petala 5. Antheræ superne 3 steriles; infimæ 3 rostratæ. Legumen.
Specific Character and Synonyms
CASSIA Chamæcrista foliis multijugis, glandula petiolari pedicellata, stipulis ensiformibus. Linn. Syst. Vegetab. ed. 14. Murr. p. 394. Hort. Kew. p. 54
CHAMÆCRISTA pavonis major. Comm. Hort. 1. p. 53. t. 37.

A native of the West-Indies, and of Virginia according to Linnæus; not common in our gardens, though cultivated as long ago as 1699, by the Duchess of Beaufort; (vid. Hort. Kew.) unnoticed by Miller.

107Cassia Chamæcrista
Cassia Chamæcrista
Dwarf Cassia