The Tribe Cassieae is a member of the Subfamily Caesalpinioideae. Here is the complete "parentage" of Cassieae:
- Domain: Eukaryota
Whittaker & Margulis,1978 - eukaryotes
- Kingdom: Plantae
Haeckel, 1866 - Plants
- Subkingdom: Viridaeplantae
Cavalier-Smith, 1981 - Green Plants
- Phylum: Tracheophyta Sinnott, 1935 ex Cavalier-Smith, 1998 - Vascular Plants
- Subkingdom: Viridaeplantae Cavalier-Smith, 1981 - Green Plants
- Kingdom: Plantae Haeckel, 1866 - Plants
The Tribe Cassieae is further organized into finer groupings including:
- Genus (11): Apuleia · Cassia · Chamaecrista · Dialium · Dicorynia · Koompassia · Labichea · Martiodendron · Petalostylis · Poeppigia · Senna
- Species: ZipcodeZoo has pages for 2,258 species, subspecies, varieties, forms, and cultivars in the Tribe Cassieae.
Apuleia is a genus of flowering plants in the legume family, Fabaceae. It belongs to the sub family Caesalpinioideae. [more]
Cassia (Cinnamomum aromaticum, synonym C. cassia) is an evergreen tree native to southern China and Vietnam. Like its close relative, Cinnamon (Cinnamomum zeylanicum, also known as "true cinnamon" or "Ceylon cinnamon"), it is used primarily for its aromatic bark, which is used as a spice, often under the culinary name of "cinnamon". The buds are also used as a spice, especially in India and in Ancient Rome. [more]
Chamaecrista is a genus of flowering plants in the pea family, Fabaceae, subfamily Caesalpinioideae. Members of the genus are commonly known as sensitive pea. Several species are capable of rapid plant movement. [more]
Dialium is a genus of in the Fabaceae family. It contains the following species: [more]
Koompassia is a of legume in the Fabaceae family occurring in southeast Asia. They are tall tropical rainforest trees; K. excelsa is one of the tallest tree species in the tropics. The genus contains the following three species: [more]
At least 587 species and subspecies belong to the Genus Senna.
More info about the Genus Senna may be found here.
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