Senna occidentalis (Coffee Senna)

Senna occidentalis (Coffee Senna) Aka Septicweed, Hedionda, Coffeeweed, Mogdad coffee, Negro-coffee, Senna coffee, Stephanie coffee, Stinkingweed or Styptic weed, is a pantropical species native to the tropical and subtropical regions of the Americas, and naturalized elsewhere. It formerly belonged to the Cassia genus, now it’s Senna. It belongs to the Fabaceae family. This was shot handheld at f/16, ISO…

Senna corymbosa (Southern Cassia)

Senna corymbosa (Southern Cassia) Aka Yellow Cassia, Flowery Senna, Argentine Senna, Argentina Senna, Buttercup Bush, Flowering Senna, Texas Flowery Senna or Tree Senna, is an ornamental plant in the genus Senna, but formerly belonged to the ‘cassia’ genus. Its epithet “corymbosa” stems from “corymb” meaning “a flat-topped inflorescence”, from Greek “korymbos”.  Senna corymbosa is one of…

Candle Bush (Senna alata)

Candle Bush (Senna alata) Aka Flor del Secreto, Candelabra Bush, Empress Candle Plant, Talantro, Talantalán, Vela de la Emperatriz, Arbusto de Vela, Ringworm Tree, and Candletree, is native to Mexico, and grows in pantropical regions. This tree or shrub, is called ‘Candle Tree’ because the flowers have a vibrant yellowish, orange color, apparently attributed to have a candle-like appearance with ‘flaming’ color. The species…