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Source: Google Books: CRC World Dictionary (Latin names; Binomial nomenclature)

Cassia fistula L. is the name of a plant defined in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in modern medicine, Ayurveda, and other local traditions or folk medicine. It has the following synonyms: Bactyrilobium fistula (L.) Willd., Bactyrilobium fistula Willd., Cassia bonplandiana DC., Cassia excelsa Kunth, nom. illeg., non Cassia excelsa Schrad., Cassia excelsa Schrad., Cassia fistula Herb. ex Oliv., Cassia fistula Schimper ex Oliv., nom. inval., Cassia fistuloides Collad., Cassia rhombifolia Roxb., Cathartocarpus excelsus G. Don, Cathartocarpus fistula (L.) Pers., Cathartocarpus fistula Pers., Cathartocarpus fistuloides (Collad.) G. Don, Cathartocarpus fistuloides G. Don, Cathartocarpus rhombifolius G. Don.

References regarding Cassia fistula L. for further research on medicinal uses or toxicity:

· Species Plantarum (1753)
· Synopseos Plantarum (Persoon) (1805)
· Enumeratio Plantarum Horti Botanici Berolinensis (1809)
· Hortus Bengalensis (1814)
· Histoire Naturelle et Médicale des Casses (1816)
· Göttingische gelehrte Anzeigen unter der Augsicht der Königl…. (1821)
· Nova Genera et Species Plantarum (1823)
· Prodromus Systematis Naturalis Regni Vegetabilis (1825)
· Sweet's Hortus Britannicus, or ‘a catalogue of all the plants indigenous or cultivated in the gardens of Great Britain, arranged according to the natural system’ (1830)
· A General History of the Dichlamydeous Plants (1832)
· Flora of Tropical Africa (1871)
· Flora of West Pakistan (1973)
· Memoirs of the New York Botanical Garden (1982)
· Proceedings of the Indian Academy of Sciences (1982)
· Plant Systematics and Evolution (1986)
· Journal of Cytology and Genetics (1988)
· Kromosomo (1787)
· Journal of Cytology and Genetics (1993)
· Ethnobotany (2004)

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