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Coffee Senna, coffeeweed, Negro coffee•Hindi: Kasunda, Bari kasondi •Marathi: ran-takda, kasivda,
kasoda, rankasvinda •Tamil: Nattam takarai, Payaverai•Malayalam: Mattantakara •Telugu: Thangedu •Kannada:
Kolthogache •Bengali: Kalkashunda •Oriya: Kasundri •Urdu:
Kasonji •Assamese: Hant-thenga •Gujarati: Kasundri
•Sanskrit: Kasamarda, Vimarda, Arimarda
Senna occidentalisCoffee Senna is a smooth annual that can grow up to 2 m tall.The leaves are compound, leaflets, in 4-6 pairs, have a sharptip. These leaflets are 2-9 cm long and 2-3 cm wide with adistinct gland 3-5 mm from the base of the stalk. Flowersoccur in leaf axils. Sepals are green and 6-9 mm long. Thepetals are yellow and 1-2 cm long. The 6-7 stamens are of twodifferent lengths. The seed pods are dark brown, 8 to 12 cm