Senna barclayana (Sweet) Randell

J. Adelaide Bot. Gard. 11: 34 (1988) APNI

Taxonomic status:Accepted

Occurrence status:Present

Establishment means:Sparingly established

This species has been collected at 2 sites near Wodonga but it is doubtful whether it is truly naturalized in Victoria. It is an erect herb or subshrub to c. 1.5 m tall with narrowly elliptic to lanceolate leaflets, a large, flat, sessile, reddish gland at the base of the petiole, flowers with only 6 fertile stamens and cylindric, dark brown pods with pale margins.

*VRiv. It is native to northern Western Australia, Queensland and New South Wales and sometimes weedy. It has been recorded as naturalised in South Australia.

Created by: Neville Walsh, 2016-09-09
Updated by: Val Stajsic, 2019-12-06
Distribution map
life Life
kingdom Plantae
phylum Tracheophyta
superorder Rosanae
order Fabales
family Fabaceae
genus Senna
Higher taxa


Source: AVH (2014). Australia's Virtual Herbarium, Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria, <>. Find Senna barclayana in AVH ; Victorian Biodiversity Atlas, © The State of Victoria, Department of Environment and Primary Industries (published Dec. 2014) Find Senna barclayana in Victorian Biodiversity Atlas
  Bioregion Occurrence status Establishment means
Victorian Volcanic Plain present cultivated
Victorian Riverina present introduced

State distribution

Distribution map
Western Australia
South Australia
New South Wales