Cassia sp. Kalpowar (D.G.Fell DF2769)
Provisional HISPID phrase name.
Grows into a small tree not exceeding 30 cm dbh.
Flowers 30-35 mm diam., pedicels 3-4 cm long; pedicel articulated in upper half. Each pedicel subtended by a bract 4-6 mm long, above which there are two smaller bracteoles; pedicels densely clothed in short reddish hairs. Sepals unequal, 7-10 mm long; petals more or less equal, 20-22 mm long, obovate; anterior petal with red at base. 3 petals face up, 2 face down. Stamens unequal, 5 types: a) 3 long under ovary with 2 curves ca. 20 mm long; b) 2 short above ovary ca. 13 mm long; c) 2 "wings" ca. 8 mm long; d) 2 side anteriors ca. 7 mm long; e) 1 anterior 5 mm long. Ovary and style hairy, curved ca. 15-20 mm long. Ovules numerous, in 2 rows.
Pods 30 cm or more long, moniliform, +/- circular in transverse section.