Definition of Genus senna
1. Noun. Genus of shrubs and trees and herbs many of which are often classified as members of the genus Cassia.
Group relationships: Caesalpinioideae, Subfamily Caesalpinioideae
Member holonyms: Senna, Cassia Marilandica, Senna Marilandica, Wild Senna, Cassia Tora, Senna Obtusifolia, Sicklepod
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Literary usage of Genus senna
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1. Annals and Magazine of Natural History by William Jardine (1855)
"LINN^EAN SOCIETY. February 7, 1854.—Thomas Bell, Esq., President, in the Chair. Read a " Notice on the Characters and Synonyms of the genus , Senna. ..."
2. Lehrbuch der Pharmakognosie des Pflanzenreiches: Naturgeschichte der by Friedrich August Flückiger (1867)
"... ist in der That das genus senna angenommen, während die Mehrzahl der Botaniker nicht genügenden Grund zur Trennung erblickt. ..."